Actor/rapper Ice T is defending his wife Coco’s decision to still breastfeed their 3-year-old daughter.
Coco has been under backlash after she recently uploaded a photo on Instagram that showed her breastfeeding their daughter Chanel Nicole while sitting on a private jet.
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A mothers calling…. I'm so blessed to have this unbelievable experience in this thing called Nursing.. I had a hard time breastfeeding the 1st week of when Chanel was born, I almost gave up but my family told me to hang for another week.They told me I dont want to miss this special moment you have with your child.. health wise and bond wise..I hung in there and now almost 4 years later Chanel still wants the boob ..Its more of a comfort thing now and of course she eats regular but nap time and night time are our time and I'm lucky she hasn't grown out it yet because when that moment comes I will be so sad..its the best feeling and ALL mothers that nurse know.. I talk all about this kind of stuff on my baby blog at www.thecocoblog.com if you want to read my journey with Chanel #normalizebreastfeeding -swipe for more pics
TMZ caught up with the ‘Law & Order: SVU’ star at the Paley Center in New York on Wednesday and asked him about Coco’s recent Instagram post. Ice T defended his wife saying Chanel doesn’t drink breast milk for nourishment, she does it once in a while when she “wants to get close to her mom.”
Coco also said in the caption of her post that the breastfeedings are “more of a comfort thing” at nap times and bedtime. After almost quitting breastfeeding the first week after Chanel was born, she decided to stick with it because “its the best feeling and ALL mothers that nurse know.”