With her gorgeous boyfriend, six children and glittering career, Angelina Jolie can seem like something of a superwoman. In an interview on GMTV, the star revealed she struggled with breastfeeding her twins, Knox and Vivienne, at the same time. Angelina Jolie told Fiona Phillips that breastfeeding both her twins at the same time was 'a lot harder than it looks in the books'.
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The La Leche League is calling her a champion of women. Readers on various internet forums are calling her an exhibitionist. Me, I am getting tired of movie stars being held up as parenting role models and making the rest of us feel inadequate.
The actress sits with the top of her blouse pulled down, exposing her breast, which is covered by the tiny fingers of one of her suckling twins. The mother of six allowed herself to be pictured for the forthcoming issue of American style magazine W. The Hollywood pair are used to being snapped, but these pictures taken by Pitt, the actor, reveals a more private side to the couple. The shoot, which took place inside their French chateau, is not the first time the couple have let cameras inside their family home.
Angelina warmly smiles at the camera — and her lover — as she breastfeeds one of her newborn twins, with the tiny fingers peeking out serving as the only evidence she is doing so. The mum-of-six allowed herself to be photographed for a series of intimate portraits set to appear in an upcoming issue of the cult American magazine. According to the Daily Mailthe shoot took place in mid-August in the backyard of their luxury French chateauwhile the actress was taking time out of the spotlight to be full-time mum to new arrivals Vivienne and Knox.
Though he's never stepped behind the camera in a professional capacity, he nursed a latent interest in photography around that time, an interest that — in combination with this gift — yielded a rare, intimate glimpse at the private lives of Pitt and Jolie that W published in The approximately page spread of Pitt's private photographs of Jolie was shot just a few weeks after the birth of the Jolie-Pitt twins Vivienne and Knox. It depicts Jolie at the family's home in the South of France with their six children — and two dogs — in repose, breast-feeding the newborns, and out and about on the acre estate.
Click inside for a full gallery of breastfeeding celebs, and let us know if you agree with them or not. Not only did Angeline breastfeed her twins, Vivienne and Knoxnow 5, but a gorgeous photo taken by her longtime partner, Brad Pitt50, showed her breastfeeding one of the newborn twins on the cover of W magazine in However, social media changed the game for celebrity moms just a few years later — and soon enough they were able to share photos of themselves breastfeeding on multiple platforms.
Being parents to twins means double the joy and double the fun, but also double the trouble when it comes to breastfeeding for Angelina Jolie. I did that a few times. I would take turns," she said.
Usually, the other kids come in and hold them when they finish. They help with the baths and the changing. Angelina and Brad make nursing twins sound effortless granted, Angelina had a head start by nursing Shiloh but chances are, they prepared in advance, got help from a certified lactation consultant, and were motivated and psyched to succeed.