Why Coco Austin Still Breastfeeds Her Almost 3 Year-Old Daughter, Chanel

The World Health Organization recommends that all babies be exclusively breastfed for six months, then gradually introduced to appropriate family foods after six months while continuing to breastfeed for two years or beyond. Coco Austin is pro-breastfeeding and at 2½-year-old, she is still breastfeeding her daughter, Chanel.

The 39-year-old glamour model posted a tender photo of baby Chanel napping on her chest during a recent flight which she captioned;

“I follow some mother impowering pages here on Instagram and I love the inspiring pics they post showing the tenderness and love between a mother and child with or without nursing moments.

I love that I can be a part of that@babychanelnicole has made me a more sensitive person now that I’m older,” the mother of one wrote.

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Coco’s posting drew more than 2,000 comments and she was asked if she still nurses and she responded, “Yep, but it’s more for comfort now.”

Coco previously shared in March 2017 that her child was breastfeeding at 15 months.

“The main question I get from women is if I still breastfeed and the answer is yes. She’s 15 months and still going strong,” the wife of rapper said in a video during which she was feeding Chanel.

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In fact, Coco has continued to be outspoken about breastfeeding since giving birth to her daughter.

“I’m kind of obsessed with [breastfeeding],” she told E! News in June 2016. “[Chanel] is 6 months now, but for a good five months, she was great at breastfeeding.”

Coco also revealed that Chanel “want[ing] the bottle more” had “hurt my feelings.”

“I’m doing whatever I can because now, she’s growing, so she needs more milk … so I have to go from breastfeeding to formula, breastfeeding to formula, but I wish she would want a little more of me,” she said at the time.

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Coco and her rapper husband Ice-T, 60, have been married since January 2002. The welcomed their daughter in 2015.

Photo credit: Instagram

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