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19 Celebrity Quotes About Breastfeeding

We are currently in the midst of National Breastfeeding Month, a designated time to honor the age-old method of feeding and nurturing our offspring. It is a time to celebrate, promote and otherwise bask in the glory of the boob and all it can do. Some women love breastfeeding, some don’t, some love the weigh loss benefits, and others want to breastfeed their kids until they go to college. These are all common sentiments and ones that are shared by not just us everyday moms but by those of stage and screen aka the celebrity mom.

Check out these 19 quotes from celebrities on breastfeeding from being “addicted” to simply being a “milk machine.”

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On Wanting to Breastfeed Forever or As Long as They Can:

“Breastfeeding is the most natural thing. I don’t know, now it feels like Otis should always be on my breast.” — Olivia Wilde via Time

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"Breastfeeding has been one of the best experiences of my life. I love it! I can't stop! I think I’m going to breastfeed him until he goes to college! I'm hooked!" — Shakira via US Weekly

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"I'm like an alcoholic ... I'm just gonna do it for one more week, one more month and then, when I see how much good it is doing her, I can't stop." — Salma Hayek via Huffington Post

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“I’m an attachment parent ... I breastfeed and I’ll be breastfeeding until my son is finished and he weans.” — Alanis Morissette via Today's Parent

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On the Crazy Emotions:

“I didn't want him to (quit), it felt like a total rejection. It was really hormonal, and trying to stop in the middle of the tour was insane." — Gwen Stefani via Today's Parent

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"All I ever heard was everyone bitch about it, nobody ever said, 'You are not going to believe how emotional this is.'" — Jennifer Garner via People

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On Losing the Baby Weight via Breastfeeding:

“I’ve lost a lot of my baby weight! Also it’s the best for him!” — Snooki via People

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"I lost most of my weight from breastfeeding and I encourage women to do it; It's just so good for the baby and good for yourself." — Beyonce via Essence

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"I stay healthy by working out but not dieting, because I am a milk machine." — Gwyneth Paltrow via CBS News

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For Other Health Reasons:

“The first bit is hard learning how to do it. But once you and the baby get the hang of it, it’s great. For me it’s easier than keeping up with bottles and formula. For me it’s for the nutrition and the fact that breast cancer decreases almost 70 percent for one year of breastfeeding! And it can go up to almost 90 percent for two years of breastfeeding. That’s amazing! That’s one of the biggest things you can do to prevent breast cancer. There’s a stat I had not heard before!” — Jewel via Celebrity Baby Scoop

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On the Bond:

"Yes, it's hard, but I love it. That's our time together, and I can give him the one thing he wants ... food!" — Tori Spelling via Mama Knows Breast

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"What I've been told is it's important to have the bonding latch right away. Everyone I know who had pain in the beginning says how amazing it was after the first two weeks – that the insane feelings of ecstasy while baby nurses are the best ever, and that it's so worth the baracuda jaws for two weeks.” — Alicia Silverstone via Celebrity Baby Scoop

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“Nursing has been one of the most amazing experiences for me — so intimate and special!” — Ali Landry via People

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"We’ve bonded a lot during feeding. It’s very, very special. It’s like a lot of things you take on in life.You have to experience it to understand. No one can do it for you.” — Hilary Duff via Celebrity Baby Scoop

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On the Bad aka the Challenges

"I'm busy milking all day long. I feel like I have probably lost a good 75 percent of my brain power ... I say it halved itself and it halved itself again. It's not just the sleep deprivation, it is the breastfeeding and I call it the 'lactose lobotomy.’” — Naomi Watts via Celebrity Baby Scoop

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"There's just so much I can't eat because she's sensitive. I eat really bland [food]—chicken noodle soup, vegetables and fish. I had to cut out milk, no tomatoes and no lettuce. You think you have to cut everything out when you're pregnant, but you really have to cut everything out when you're breastfeeding." — Nicole Richie via People

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(On nursing twins). “It's a lot harder than it looks in the books. I did that a few times, but [mostly] I would take turns. It just takes a long time." — Angelina Jolie via People

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"My attitude is, if someone sees a little somethin' somethin', don't look if you don't like it.” — Kourtney Kardashian via People

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Breastfeeding was “amazing" though "it's not one of my favorite things in the world." — Jessica Simpson via ABC News

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