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  • Celeb Moms Get Honest About Breastfeeding And Honor 'Dede-cation' of Fellow Mothers

    Breastfeeding isn't easy but it gets better.
    by Rachel Perez .
Celeb Moms Get Honest About Breastfeeding And Honor 'Dede-cation' of Fellow Mothers
PHOTO BY (LEFT TO RIGHT) Instagram/Drew Arellano, Instagram/DJ Chacha
  • August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month. It’s a celebration of giving baby the benefits of breastfeeding and breast milk offers. It may seem natural, but it’s not that easy, especially in the first few months. But it gets better. (Click here for solutions to breastfeeding problems.) 

    Sharing your breastfeeding journey is a small step in helping spread awareness, honoring other mom’s sacrifice, and inspiring others to not give up. Look at your fave celeb moms who shared their nursing photos this month:

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    Anne Curtis

    Anne has been on an exclusive breastfeeding journey with daughter Dahlia Amelié for five months now. “I didn’t give up because I know the benefits of breastmilk for babies. I wanted to give my little one the best nutrition I could,” she said. 

    Iya Villania

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    Iya breastfed her two sons, Primo and Leon, and is nursing her newborn daughter Alana now. She once pumped her breast milk and brought it home all the way from Mexico. Her husband, Drew Arellano, honored her as she juggles nursing and working at home. 

    Kylie Padilla

    Despite the “nipple bites, awkward positions, sore back, sore neck, sore boobs,” Kylie shares that breastfeeding is still her “most favorite bonding moment” with her sons. She proudly shared a photo of her breastfeeding in public

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    Max Collins

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    Max had a difficult first two weeks of breastfeeding her newborn son Skye Anakin. She had clogged milk ducts and recently shared that she got mastitis. “It’s a magical, intimate experience to have with your child, but it’s also physically and emotionally draining,” Max said. 

    Maya Flores

    The preggo mama has other moms-to-be a heads up. “Be prepared for nursing to start out as something so hard. But be prepared, if you hang in there, for it to become something that’s really, really hard to let go,” Maya wrote. She’s ready to nurse baby number three , arriving soon!

    Mariel Padilla

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    Mariel had supply issues with first daughter Isabella. She had to eat more to produce more milk. “I know how difficult breastfeeding is, how much sacrifice and dedication a mother gives to be able to breastfeed her baby,” Mariel wrote. “But I also know how wonderful and how incredibly worth it it is,” she added. 

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    Princess Velasco

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    Princess is pregnant with her third baby, but she’s still breastfeeding her second child. “Two years [and three] months with Kobe and two years and counting with this one [Milo],” she shared. When baby number three comes, she’ll most likely do the same.

    DJ Chacha

    DJ Chacha shared a raw and real photo of her breastfeeding daughter Savannah. “Kahit gaano natin piliting maging fresh, mahirap,” she said. “Kung mahirap ang breastfeeding, ibang klaseng hirap din ang breast pumping. malala, sis, she said. That said, she’s still doing it for her baby. 

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