Supermodel Doutzen Kroes Promotes Breastfeeding By Sharing Intimate Photo On Instagram


Doutzen Kroes has made a stand for "normalising" public breastfeeding, by sharing an Instagram photo showing her feeding her 10-month-old daughter, Myllena.

The photo comes not long after Nicole Trunfio made headlines in May for breastfeeding her son on the front cover of Elle Australia.

Kroes shared the photo on her Instagram account, with the caption: "Sweet dreams #blessed".

Sweet dreams 💕 #blessed

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Kroes is a Dutch model and actress. She has two children with her DJ husband, Sunnery James - Phyllon, four, and Myllena.

The initial breastfeeding snap brought in 98,000 likes, but Kroes didn't stop there.

The model then reposted her breastfeeding photo alongside a photo of her modelling a push-up bra.

She wanted to highlight the "scandal" surrounding breasts.

The 30-year-old wrote: "Breasts are a scandal because they shatter the border between motherhood and sexuality”, which is originally a quote from a feminist, and political science professor Iris Marion Young.

Breasts are a scandal because they shatter the border between motherhood and sexuality - Iris Marion Young

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The second photo Kroes posted has already reached 110,000 likes.

One commenter, @rosaliebend, wrote: "Thank you for your promotion of breastfeeding!" and others thanked the supermodel for sharing such a "natural" photo.

Actresses Olivia Wilde and Angelina Jolie have both previously modelled on magazine covers breastfeeding their children.

This isn't the first time Kroes used Instagram to "promote" breastfeeding.

Back in April, she posted a photo of her "daily routine" with a breast pump.

She wrote: "Daily routine! I’m promoting breastfeeding, it’s the best for your baby when possible! #breastfeeding#breastpump #breastfeedingmom#breastfeedingawareness."

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