Ariadne. Age: 25.
From the very first selfie she shared on social media of herself nursing her baby, Alyssa Milano took on a new title. No longer just an actress or mom, this influential celebrity became a breastfeeding advocate. Since that intimate snapshot, she has continued her effort to normalize breastfeeding by sharing numerous moments of herself feeding her little girl, Elizabella.
Marjorie. Age: 31.
TV host: I don't want to see you breast-feeding
Is 'Frozen' on Netflix? Alyssa Milano is ready to share her Hollywood MeToo story. On Monday, Milano released a new podcast episode tied to the second anniversary of the MeToo movement, and in the final minutes, she made a brave admission.
Helena. Age: 20.
Alyssa Milano Just Brilliantly Shot Down Breastfeeding Shamers Point-By-Point
Readers like you contribute to Aleteia's Mission. Still, big formula companies Nestle and Abbott Labs are mentioned specifically in the Care2 petition because they are the biggest producers worldwide have done little to encourage nursing as the better alternative — which stacks of research inarguably proves it is. Breastfeeding not only helps moms recover more quickly after birth, the antibodies and nutrients in early breastmilk especially have numerous health protective benefits for babies they can never get from formula. And yet, the companies continue to market formula aggressivelypartnering with hospitals who offer new mothers coupons and free samples, as well as making deals with influential mommy bloggers and ad campaigns in parenting magazines.
In Milano vs. Williams, I'd say the actress came out the victor. Controversy alert! You may have heard Alyssa Milano and Wendy Williams got into a heated debate over breastfeeding during the actress's recent appearance on the outspoken talk show host's program.