As we gear up for the spookiest night of the year, we’re hoping to see lots of cute breastfed babies dressed up as ‘lil pumpkins. Of course we’ve been keeping a close eye on our favourite breastfeeding celebrities – hoping that there are no breastfeeding horror stories!
Scroll down to see which celebrity breastfeeding moments made it on to our list for October 2023.
1. Daisy Lowe shares breastfeeding selfie
English fashion model Daisy Lowe gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Ivy, earlier this year. She kicked off October enjoying a staycation at a hotel with her little family. Within the carousel of images she uploaded, Daisy shared a beautiful photo of her and daughter in the bath and then one of her breastfeeding on the hotel bed.
2. Ferne McCann breastfeeds live on TV
When reality star Ferne McCann was a guest on daytime show ‘Steph’s Packed Lunch’ she brought along her baby daughter Finty. It wasn’t long before Ferne realised Finty was showing all the signs of needing to feed so she didn’t waste much time ensuring the needs of her little one were met. As Ferne breastfed on the sofa, she continued to chat with the host. When asked if she’d ever tried her own breast milk she replied “of course!” Ferne was praised in the comments section for normalising breastfeeding and extolling the virtues of breast milk.
3. Vanessa Breuer talks working and breastfeeding
Model Vanessa Breuer lives in Ibiza with her husband and two children. She recently documented a work trip to London in which she was able to bring her young daughter Mila and continue to breastfeed her whilst on location. Alongside an image of her wearing a white robe and breastfeeding her little one, she wrote: “It’s not easy juggling it all but it’s def worth it! I wouldn’t want to miss her!”.
4. Heather Rae El Moussa thinks son doesn’t want to breastfeed anymore
Selling Sunset star Heather Rae El Moussa, welcomed her first child with husband Tarek at the beginning of this year. This month she uploaded a photo of her and her son, updating everyone on how breastfeeding is going now her son is eight and half months old. In the caption she wrote: “About 2 1/2-3 weeks ago, Tristan started to get un-interested & would just pull away and blow bubbles but he would still end up enjoying our morning feeds… until today 😢”. Many of her followers were quick to reassure Heather that this could just be a temporary phase. Brandi Sheehan commented: “My babes did this too around that age, it was just a mini strike and then back to usual about a week later, I just kept offering! ❤️”.
5. Helen Flanagan shares throwback breastfeeding photo
Actress and mother of three Helen Flanagan shared a throwback photo of her breastfeeding her son Charlie in honour of World Mental Health Day. In the caption she spoke about how she “struggled badly with post natal after Matilda and with Charlie”. She emphasised the importance of seeking out support when you need it most. Looking after your mental health is so important.