Close Close
Mother and Baby

Miranda Kerr Reveals Just How Much She Loves Breastfeeding

Supermodel Miranda Kerr has spoken out about her life as a mum to Flynn, regaining her famous figure – and how breastfeeding helped her do it.

Miranda defied belief when she strutted down the Balenciaga catwalk baring her rock-hard abs and slim physique, a mere two months after giving birth to baby Flynn, now three, in 2011. (Yeah, that wasn't the case for us either…)
 
Now, the model, 31, has spoken to Lucky Magazine about how she got back into shape – and her lack of rush to do it.
 
‘I was focused on having a healthy baby — and I had a 10-pound baby!” she says in the June/July issue of Luckymagazine.
 
Miranda has previously spoken of her ‘good genes’, but she believes breastfeeding played a big part.
 
‘I just loved breastfeeding. It was something that came very easily to me and it helped speed up my metabolism,' she says.
 
‘I nursed for a year and a half, and I pumped when I was at work,’ she added.
 
Despite her hectic lifestyle travelling the globe, not to mention her various other business partnerships under ‘Brand Miranda’, her and Orlando Bloom’s son clearly comes first.
 
‘Before him [Flynn], I’d work six days in a row and really enjoy it,' she said. ‘Now my career has grown into something more.'
 
If a job is just for a few days, Miranda goes solo. ‘I’ve found that routine is very important for children,' she says. 'Even though they’re quite malleable, they do feel safe in their schedule,' she added. If the trip is longer, Flynn comes along.
 
‘Motherhood is the best,’ she continues. ‘It’s rewarding to see a little being develop and to grow into an individual. Flynn makes me laugh so much. We have the same sense of humour, which no one else understands. I’ll look at something and laugh, and then he’ll laugh, and it’s so contagious.’

Do you believe breastfeeding helped you shift the baby weight? Let us know your thoughts in the comments box below.

 
Related content:

Comments

No comments have been made yet.


Win an award-winning aden + anais swaddle pack
Win an award-winning aden + anais swaddle pack

Click here for your chance to win an award-winning aden + anais swaddle pack

Pampers Baby-Dry
Win a 1 month supply of Pampers Baby-Dry nappies

Enter now for your chance to win a 1 month supply of Pampers Baby-Dry nappies PLUS £100 John Lewis voucher.

Lemonade Money
Protect your loved ones this Valentine's Day with Lemonade Money

Valentine's Day is an opportunity to let your partner know just how much they mean to you. If you don't have the time to sort out your life cover, financial planning firm Lemonade Money is here to help.

Win an NCT antenatal course
Win an NCT antenatal course

Click here for your chance to win an antenatal course with NCT and make sure you're baby ready.

How to deal with nappy rash with Superdrug's My Little Star range
How to deal with nappy rash with Superdrug's My Little Star range

Nappy rash is painful for parents as well as for your baby. Read Dr Pixie's guide to learn how to deal with nappy rash…

Celebrating parenting's small wins
Celebrating parenting's small wins

As mums, we're constantly told to enjoy every moment; in reality, parenting can sometimes be challenging. That's where small wins come in...

Subscribe to Mother&Baby!
Subscribe to Mother&Baby

Be the best mum you can be and let Mother & Baby guide you along the way. Each issue is jam packed with REAL advice from mums just like you. Subscribe today & get a free welcome gift!

Ovulation Calculator
Ovulation calculator
Trying for a baby? Work out when you're most fertile to increase your chances of getting pregnant with our easy-to-use ovulation calculator.
Pregnant woman
Due Date Calculator

When is your baby due? If you’re having trouble remembering dates and counting up the days on your fingers and toes, don’t worry – use our due date calculator.

Get M&B in your inbox!

Sign up to Mother&Baby today and get news and advice about your body and your baby straight to your inbox every week.