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12 Quotes That Totally Sum Up Breastfeeding

Turns out it means something different depending on who you talk to.

Ana Ortiz

“They do say breastfeeding is nature’s lipo.” —Ana Ortiz, the mother of two’s secret to dropping the baby weight, to That’s Fit


Kourtney Kardashian

“My attitude is, if someone sees a little somethin’ somethin’, don’t look if you don’t like it." —Kourtney Kardashian, on breastfeeding in public, to People


Ryan Reynolds

“If anything else woke up every 45 minutes during the night demanding to see my wife’s breasts, you kill it.” —Ryan Reynolds, on being more than okay with his new family dynamic, on Live! With Kelly and Michael


Gwen Stefani

“Nursing gives you superhuman powers. How else could I be doing all this when I’m usually a sleepaholic?” —Gwen Stefani, to Much Music


Florence Williams

“Human milk is like ice cream, penicillin, and the drug ecstasy all wrapped up in two pretty packages.” ―Florence Williams, author of Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History


David Allen

“My opinion is that anybody offended by breastfeeding is staring too hard.” —David Allen, author of Getting Things Done



“Don’t cry over spilled milk. Unless it’s breastmilk, in which case, cry a lot.” —Unknown


Miranda Kerr

“I feel like a milk maid, but it is worth it.” —Miranda Kerr, on juggling work and motherhood, to Australia’s Herald Sun


Selma Blair

“We all have nipples. I don’t care who I offend; my baby wants to eat.” —Selma Blair to People


Alanis Morissette

“I see my body as an instrument, rather than an ornament.” —Alanis Morissette, to Reader’s Digest


Salma Hayek

“If you have milk, you have milk, and if they’re hungry, they’re hungry.” —Salma Hayek, on spontaneously breastfeeding a hungry baby in Sierra Leone during a UNICEF trip, to Allure



“I make milk. What’s your superpower?” —Unknown

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