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Top 10 Celebrities Who Advocate Breastfeeding


Breastfeeding is a big part of motherhood. It is a beautiful experience for most mothers. And famous celebrities are no exception. As celeb moms embrace motherhood, they too prefer to breastfeed their child despite their busy schedules.

From Bollywood celebs like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Madhuri Dixit Nene and Lara Dutta to Hollywood divas Angelina Jolie and Penelope Cruz, these are celebs who have bonded by breastfeeding their children. Many have also proudly shared it with the world.

Any mother, celeb or not, will tell you the various benefits of nursing your child. Model Miranda Kerr pointed out that breastfeeding helped her regain her figure in no time. Beauty queen-turned-actor-turned-mentor Lara Dutta said her daughter has better immunity as she was exclusively breastfed.

Apart from the obvious physical benefits, breastfeeding can keep post-partum depression and mental illness at bay. Breastfeeding helps in your child’s overall development too.

Flip through the ClipBook to check out how celebrities around the world support breastfeeding. They are open about their nursing experiences and struggles. Today, new age mothers celebrate their breastfeeding moments with a selfie. 


2. Padma Lakshmi

The Indian-origin American chef, author, actress, model and cook show host is often spotted with her daughter. She has also been vocal about nursing her little one. In fact, she recently shared a throwback picture of her breastfeeding her baby gir...

3. Madhuri Dixit Nene

Madhuri Dixit Nene, with her charming smile, is a strong advocate of breastfeeding. Mother of two sons, Madhuri, was also brand ambassador for a breastfeeding campaign launched by the Ministry for Health and Family Welfare along with UNICEF India.

4. Lara Dutta

Actress and former Miss Universe Lara Dutta and husband, tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi are parents to a little girl. Lara also decided to nurse her baby. Later, she said that breastfeeding helped her to tone up her body soon after motherhood. Now, sh...

5. Lisa Haydon

Model-turned-actress Lisa Haydon says, "breastfeeding is a beautiful way to bond." The actress of 'Queen' fame recently become a mother to a little boy. She shared images of her breastfeeding her baby to encourage other news moms to nurse their ba...

6. Angelina Jolie

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie shares six children (three adopted) with her now estranged husband Brad Pitt. Angelina revealed in an interview that when her twins were born, she had a tough time breastfeeding Knox and Vivienne, at the same time....

7. Penelope Cruz

Hollywood beauty Penelope Cruz, who is married to fellow actor and Spaniard Javier Bardem, once said that she found breastfeeding addictive. She revealed that she breastfed both her son and daughter until they were at least 13 months old.

8. Miranda Kerr

When Australian-origin supermodel Miranda Kerr had her first child, she decided to breastfeed him. Within months of being a new mom, Miranda was back on the ramp. She says breastfeeding helped her regain her famous figure, even though at that time...

9. Thandie Newton

The 'Mission: Impossible 2' actress Thandie Newton has been very open about breastfeeding her three children. During a music festival in England, she even breastfed her two-month-old child publicly and shared a photo of herself nursing, to encoura...

10. Liv Tyler

Hollywood actress Liv Tyler of 'Lord of The Rings' fame, shared an adorable selfie while she was nursing her third child, Lula Rose. Her aim was to normalise breastfeeding. Her message was widely liked and praised in social media, especially by fe...

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