Chrissy Teigen revealed that she is on a new ‘crusade’ to normalize bottle feeding after she was stricken with ‘grief’ and ‘guilt’ over the difficulties in breastfeeding her children.
After giving birth to her four-year-old daughter Luna and son Miles, two, John Legend’s 34-year-old wife remembered that she had to “ use bottle feeding due to a lack of milk due to depression and all. ”
The best-selling cookbook author, who lost her child in mid-pregnancy in September, said she felt shame and stress when she was unable to do “ nature’s most natural thing. ”
Using her platform for good: Chrissy Teigen revealed she is on a new ‘crusade’ to normalize bottle feeding after being stricken with ‘grief’ and ‘guilt’ for not being able to breastfeed her children
Normalizing breastfeeding is such a wonderful thing. but I definitely felt a lot more embarrassed to use formula due to a lack of milk due to depression and all, ”she tweeted to her more than 13.5 million followers.
She continued, “People have surrogates, people have trouble breastfeeding, and all you hear as a new anxious mom is how the breast is best.”
Since parents-to-be are often told that breastfed babies have fewer infections and hospitalizations than formula-fed infants, Teigen wrote a reminder that all babies, regardless of how they are fed, will be “ BEAUTIFUL, PERFECT AND OK. ”
Opening: The best-selling cookbook author, who lost her child in mid-pregnancy in September, said she felt shame and stress when she was unable to perform ‘nature’s most natural’
‘I remember pumping my A ** OFF, highest mode so many times, because I didn’t trust milk going into their mouths when I breastfed. it drove me crazy to the point that I could only get one ounce. A U.S!’ she recalled.
The star concluded, ‘I just remember the sadness I felt and want you to know you’re doing well when your baby is fed, Mommy.’
Her experience resonated with many of many of whom discussed their own stories and lost precious time with their newborns trying to pump to no avail.
Exciting Discussion: Her experience resonated with many of her followers, who shared their own stories, many of whom spoke of losing precious time with their newborns trying to pump without success
Normalize motherhood. Women are ashamed of every choice we make as a mother. Each. Single. One, ‘a Florida mom replied, and has since garnered more than 3,300 likes.
Another Twitter user, who said she works as a pediatrician, wrote: ‘Formula shaming is the norm. Some babies don’t cling to the breast properly (despite the mother doing everything right) and may be hospitalized because they don’t thrive. I’ve seen moms with raw, pus-filled breasts who are still ashamed to feed. Formula is not unhealthy. ‘
In 2018, Teigen was slapped by a commenter on Instagram after her husband posted a photo of her feeling her youngest, Miles, with a bottle.
Loving Mother: After the birth of her four-year-old daughter Luna and son Miles, two, John Legend’s 34-year-old wife remembered to ‘use bottle feeding due to a lack of milk due to depression’ (seen in 2018 with baby Miles, now two)
Although she had previously shared nurse photos, the post sparked criticism from a mom shamer, who said, “Are you not breastfeeding anymore?”
“John never breastfed Miles,” Teigen joked in the comment section.
Over the years, the former model has been candid about undergoing IVF, her fertility issues, postpartum depression, and her recent pregnancy loss.
Family of four: husband John Legend, with whom she shares daughter Luna, four, and two-year-old son Miles, often defends her against mom-shaming trolls; pictured in November
Earlier this week, she wrote about enduring her emotional and physical pain as she begins to heal after a devastating miscarriage.
While keeping her fans up to date on her healing process, she seemed to be having a great day and even had a hilarious Twitter exchange with The Weeknd.
Just hours after her tweets about destigmatizing formula, she asked social media users to track down a song she’d heard on Sirius XM Radio.
‘Go crazy coming up with a song I just heard on the radio twice in the morning. Sounded like The Weeknd but can’t find dddddddd on iTunes. CRAZY, ‘she wrote, before describing the track as’ new but sounded 80s’.
Found it! While some fans found out it was The Weeknd’s song, Save Your Tears, the artist himself asked if it was the fourth studio album After Hours
She clarified that it wasn’t Blinding Lights, but definitely sounded like The Weeknd.
While a fan found out it was The Weeknd’s song, Save Your Tears, the artist himself asked if it was Max Martin’s fourth studio album After Hours.
“YEARS THE WEEKND, IT WAS!” she replied.
Healing: Earlier in the day, the beauty revealed in an Instagram video that she had mastered the art of preparing the perfect bubble bath
Earlier in the day, the beauty revealed in an Instagram video that she mastered the art of preparing the perfect morning bubble bath, which she called “ complicated. ”
Using more than five different Amazon products and listening to the True Crime Obsessed, she shared that she didn’t have the energy to shower in recent weeks after losing her unborn son named Jack.
“I’m fine, I feel good,” she said. ‘My legs are working again. Is it possible to give overdose therapy? I think I might have. But I don’t know, I think I feel good. I feel good today. ‘
“I’m fine, I feel good,” she said. ‘My legs are working again. Is it possible to give overdose therapy? I think I might have. But I don’t know, I think I feel good. I feel good today ‘