Mandy Moore got real well-nigh her breastfeeding journey!
In honor of National Breastfeeding Week, the new momma took to Instagram on Thursday and shared a series of photos that captured her nursing her scrutinizingly 6-month-old son. In wing to a photo of her with August Harrison and hubby Taylor Goldsmith, she included a snapshot of herself feeding her little one in old-aged makeup while on the set of This Is Us. Classic!
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Alongside the sweet photos, she moreover penned a super honest caption well-nigh her up-and-down experiences with breastfeeding. Moore began the post, writing:
“Breastfeeding is not unchangingly smooth sailing (clogged ducts, timing life virtually feedings, pumping for when I’m at work, etc…) but nursing this victual boy for the past nearly 6 months has been a beautiful, messy and an oh so rewarding wits I will treasure forever.”
The 37-year-old actress unfurled by saying how she is incredibly grateful that her soul has been worldly-wise to provide her child, saying:
“It goes without saying that #fedisbest and I’m grateful to my soul and the tremendous support I’ve had virtually me — expressly in the whence days and weeks when I had no track what I was doing — for permitting me this time to nourish my sweet guy.”
AWW!! You can ch-ch-ch-check out the touching photos for yourself (below):
TBH, seeing a mid-60s Rebecca breastfeeding a victual kind of threw us for a loop for a hot second! But it certainly turned out to be a nice surprise for fans of the hit drama series.
Since welcoming her little one in February, Mandy has been incredibly unshut well-nigh her struggles with nursing. During an visitation on the Informed Pregnancy Podcast in March, she explained to host Dr. Elliot Berlin how she has suffered from “newbie nipple soreness and had to build up my tolerance and threshold.” The Candy singer remoter detailed:
“You get calluses on your nipples and then it doesn’t hurt as much.”
She moreover widow that Gus has been a “great feeder” and “great sleeper” since his birth:
“I have an oversupply of milk. If anything, that’s been something that I’ve been dealing with, but I’m sure it will regulate itself and be fine lanugo the road.”
Then, scrutinizingly a month later, Moore revealed she was experiencing a “plugged milk duct” pursuit a late-night shift at work. She wrote in an IG Story at the time:
“Home from work at 2am and been up for a bit feeding and trying to sort through this clogged duct. Thanks for all the sweet messages, fellow nursing friends. Definitely doing football holds and exclusively nursing on the one impacted side, lecithin, massage, hot epsom Salt baths, etc. I have a suspicion it’s from stuff when at work and pumping increasingly often then having him on the puppet during the day. ALL good!”
Nothing but appreciation for Mandy’s unfurled honesty well-nigh something that many women have and/or are experiencing on a daily basis!
[Image via Mandy Moore/Instagram]
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