15+ Celebs Who Are Helping Remove The Stigma Around Breastfeeding

By Ange Arnal 1 year ago

1. Ashley Graham

Ashley Graham Shares Candid Photo of Her Breastfeedingimagesource/people.comThe models followers have really appreciated her recent uploads feeding her twins, Malachi and Roman. Many of them appreciated seeing more of a glimpse into her life as a mother of twins. One follower responded: "As a new mama of twins I know the struggle of breastfeeding them. I’m so impressed by the tandem feeding and hope we can get there soon. Power to you!"

2. Halsey

The singer uploaded an adorable black and white photograph of her breast feeding Ender, following his birth in July. The photograph was captioned ' powered by love', with fans going crazy for how real and natural her picture came across to the world.

3. Emily Ratajowski

La supermodelo Emily Ratajkowski causa furor por esta foto amamantando a su hijoimagesource/vozpopuli
Supermodel, Emily accompanied the announcement of the birth of her son with a photo of her breastfeeding. She's normalized breastfeeding but sharing multiple pictures online - some fashion envy-inducing, others more powerful.

4. Katherine Schwarzenegger

Katherine Schwarzenegger Talks Breastfeeding, Shares Selfie with Daughterimagesource/people.com
Katherine Schwarzenegger and her hubby, Chris Pratt welcomed daughter Eloise, 6 months ago,
"Someone's having a 6-month growth spurt 🍼🥛🤪🫠 (which means this breastfeeding mama needs a jug of water and my @itsbodily back at it bra at all times),"
she captioned on her Instagram post of her breastfeeding Eloise.

5. Iskra Lawrence

'Finally finding peace in the chaos': Iskra Lawrence nurses her son while cosying up to boyfriend Philip Payne in sweet snap as she candidly details her breastfeeding journey | Flipboardimagesource/people.com
In one Instagram caption, we see Iskra saying "I wish I wouldn't have put so much pressure on myself surrounding breast feeding." "So this video is me sharing positions that have worked for us - best latching and most comfortable." Many of her followers have praised her for sharing her top tips and tricks.

6. Cardi B

Cardi B Opens The Mtv Vmas 'Breastfeeding' Baby Kultureimagesource/kiss1065sydney
Cardi B posted a photo of herself breastfeeding her eldest child, Kulture via her Instagram page back in 2019. She captioned the image
'I got a baby I need some money yeah I need cheese for my egg!!!'
which sees her dressed in all black with her left breast exposed to breastfeed Kulture.

7. Jenna Dewan

Jenna Dewan Calls Breastfeeding 'Incredible' Yet 'Challenging'imagesource/people.com
Hollywood star and dancer, Jenna Dewan posted a picture of her breastfeeding her baby boy, Callum Michael Rebel Kazee, with the caption "So. Happy." Jenna has a daughter with ex, Channing Tatum and shares her son Callum with fiancé Steve Kazee.

8. Chrissy Teigan

Chrissy Teigen claps back with BRILLIANT response after being shamed for not breastfeeding | London Evening Standard | Evening Standardimagesource/eveningstandard
Chrissy Teigan is known for her very upfront personality online. She uploaded this photo of her breastfeeding her son Miles in 2018, while her daughter Luna makes her feed her 'doll' too. With Chrissy captioning the photo '
I guess I have twins now

9. Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson posts beautiful breastfeeding snap - Emma's Diaryimagesource/emmasdiary
Actress and mother of three, Kate Hudson, posted this beautiful picture of her and her daughter, both colour coordinated may we add! Whilst feeding her daughter, Rani Rose Hudson Fujikawa, she captioned
'When you're working but babies gotta eat'

10. Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams Posed With Her Breast Pump During A Glamorous Shootimagesource/buzzfeednews
Rachel's famous Instagram post was captioned:
"This is such an inspiration to me, for when I become a mother. Swipe to read the backstory of this powerful photo taken by @clairerothstein. I love it! - Girls Girls Girls magazine, 2018." 
Photographer Claire Rothstein left a long caption about the photo as well.

11. Shay Mitchell

Shay Mitchell Posts Baby Breastfeeding Photo, Shuts Down Hatersimagesource/womenshealth
In 2019, actress Shay Mitchell became a mother for the first time, and throughout her journey documented her pregnancy on Instagram. In this Instagram picture, Shay captioned it 'breast friends' while sharing this picture of her and her baby whilst on a photoshoot, wearing an open green leather dress and black pants.

12. Kate Upton

In 2018, Kate welcomed her daughter Genevieve - also known as Vivi. The caption on the photo read,
'I realised quickly that between breastfeeding, healing, little-to-no sleep, off-the-charts hormone changes and experiencing everything for the first time that those weight-loss pressures are extremely unnecessary, and I decided to turn my energy towards my family,'
she wrote.

13. Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer Shares Photo of Her Pumping Breast Milk for Newborn Son - E! Onlineimagesource/eonline.com
Hilarious actress and comedienne, Amy Schumer, gave us a realistic image of new mother's when she shared this photograph of herself breast pumping. Many celebrities photoshop their pictures, Amy however, is not one of them! And it's so refreshing to see with the hashtag #schumerpump.

14. Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff Gets Powerfully Real About Ending Breastfeeding - E! Onlineimagesource/eonline.com
In her 2019 Instagram post, Hilary opened up about how she had decided to stop breastfeeding her second child and why. She wanted to share her experience with her followers, her outlook on why she had stopped and how it was
"so emotional and hard."

15. Lauren Hashian

What makes a supportive partner in breastfeeding? The Rock is here to demonstrate. | Can I Breastfeed In It?imagesource/canibreastfeedit?
Dwayne 'the rock' Johnson, shows his wife off on Instagram, a lot! But this photo is extra cute, which sees him feeding his wife, whilst she breastfeeds their baby Tia. He captioned,
'Mama @laurenhashianofficial has her hands full nursing/feeding Baby Tia, so I’m feedin’ 'My pleasure. So much respect to her and all mamas out there holding it down and running things.'

16. Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde Shares a Photo Breastfeeding Her Newborn Daughter Daisy on Instagram | Glamourimagesource/glamour
Actress Olivia Wilde shared this snap of her and 'her drinking buddy' in 2016 with the hashtag #neverunderestimatethepowerofwomen. Wilde and ex husband Jason Sudeikas co-parent their kids, Otis, 8 and Daisy Josephine, 6.

17. Pink

Singer and legend, Pink, gave birth to her son Jameson in 2017 and the mother of two decided to jump on the bandwagon and upload a picture of her breastfeeding Jameson whilst on a hike. The caption including plenty of hashtags, including, #normalizebreastfeedingyo.

18. Gisele Bündchen

Gisele Bündchen Revealed Her Parenting Struggles in a New Interviewimagesource/insider
“My kids never got sick when I was breastfeeding,” the supermodel said, explaining that  she found breast milk to be “a magical thing.” “If they had something in their eyes, I’d put milk in their eyes. Before their flight, I would get a dropper and put milk up their nose … to [ward off] the bacteria on the plane,”
she recalled.

19. Tess Holliday

Tess Holliday Breastfeeds at the Women's March: 'I Will Feed My Child Anywhere I Want'imagesource/people.com
Tess Holliday has always fought for equal rights for women and how she has the right to breastfeed in public. She proudly breastfed her son Bowie amongst the crowd during the Women's March in Los Angeles. Holliday captioned the photo
"Breastfeed anywhere,"

20. Heidi Montag

Heidi Montag Breastfeeds Baby Gunner for Glamorous Photo Shoot - E! Onlineimagesource/eonline.com

"I have never been so full of love, joy, gratitude, faith, and euphoria,"

Heidi Montag wrote on Instagram of becoming a mom to son Gunner.
“No words will ever be able to describe this miraculous moment of life!” 
Heidi and Spencer welcomes their child in 2017 after years of trying.

21. Troian Bellisario

Troian Bellisario Opens Up About Challenges of Breastfeedingimagesource/people.com
Unlike some of these other celebrities, Troian has spoken out about how much she hates breastfeeding, but how she wouldn't change a thing about the process. She welcomes her first child in 2019 and opened up in a candid Instagram post about her complicated relationship with breastfeeding.

22. Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton sparks outrage with breastfeeding picture | Closerimagesource/closermagazine
Actress Thandie has won praise after she posted a photograph of her breastfeeding her two-year-old son in public. Like many other celebrities, Thandie shared an intimate photo of her feeding her son Brooker outside at the Latitude music festival bac in 2016.

23. Candice Swanepoel

Candice Swanepoel preaches virtues of breastfeeding as she shares a throwback image with son Anaca | Daily Mail Onlineimagesource/dailymail
Candice welcomed her first child in 2016 then posted a photo with her three month old baby as he fed. The Victoria Secrets model preached how breast milk is best for babies, whilst acknowledging that it can be difficult for new moms.
'Breastmilk provides information, not just nutrition...'

24. Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani shares breastfeeding snap on Instagram | Daily Mail Onlineimagesource/dailymail
In 2014, singer, Gwen Stefani posted this photo of herself breastfeeding her son Apollo Bowie Flynn Rossdale whilst on holiday in Switzerland. Joining the likes of other celebrities, Gwen shared this photo looking natural, cradling and feeding her youngest child.

25. Amanda Seyfried

MOTHER:Amanda Seyfried on Breastfeedingimagesource/mothermag
Amanda has always been an advocate for breaking stigma's and when it comes to breastfeeding, she's one for encouraging new mother's to get rid of that mom guilt surrounding bottle use. Whether a new mother cannot breastfeed or it just doesn't work for them, her saying is "just pump and bottle".

26. Padma Lakshmi

WorldBreastfeedingWeek: Breastfeeding DOES NOT happen naturally. It has to be taught - Rediff.com Get Aheadimagesource/rediffmail
Indian-American writer, Padma Lakshmi, posted a photo of herself breastfeeding her daughter Krishna. The Instagram caption read; 'Multi tasking: level 100%' and fans loved how real and raw the photo was. Working mums are literally doing it for themselves! Impressive.

27. America Ferrera

Rachel Bilson, More Celebrity Moms Pumping Breast Milk: Photosimagesource/usweekly
The Ugly Betty star showed fans that she wasn't afraid to show how she spent her downtime as a new mother. Between shooting scenes on set and looking after her newborn, she's kept followers up to date with how she's getting on. In one photo of her breastfeeding, she captioned;
'Mama goes back to work... baby and pump in tow,'

28. Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey Shares Breastfeeding Photo with Baby Daughterimagesource/people.com
Athlete Ronda Rousey share this photo of herself breastfeeding her newborn daughter on Instagram. The message read:
'Motherhood's some badass, primal, beautiful sh*t that shouldn't be hidden,'
she wrote.
'It's really nothing to be ashamed of, it's something to brag about,'
she added.

29. Brooklyn Decker

Mother of two, Decker shared this photograph of herself in 2018, breast pumping whilst sitting on the floor of her home with the caption,
'Yes this sucks. But YES this is why it’s awesome to be a part of a female founded, female-run startup, [sic]' - 
Another refreshing image from a celebrity!

30. Stacey Solomon

Stacey Solomon shares 'sad' update after birth of baby as she sees specialists - Mirror Onlineimagesource/themirror
After welcoming her fourth child, British TV star, Stacey Solomon took to Instagram to share her breastfeeding experiences. In one post, Stacey explained her nipples were like
"one giant blister". 
"I'm struggling again with feeding this time around, so spending all of my energy trying to feed, eat and rest"
she said.

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