Sunday, January 9, 2011

Hooray for Celine!

I just read an excerpt from an interview with Celine Dion (who delivered twins in October) and was pleasantly surprised by her candor in regards to the early postpartum days that every mother - in or out of Hollywood - experiences:

“In reality, I’ve had almost no time getting a shower and feeding myself. My preoccupation has been eating sensibly,” she shares. “My only worry has been to be able to open and close [my tops] quickly for breastfeeding. It’s been out of the question to even wear a blouse!”

How many celebrities do you know who openly talk about breastfeeding and the difficulties of new motherhood?  It's quite refreshing.

[Read more here]


Jennifer said...

Kudos to Celine!

Abby said...

That's awesome!

Anna said...

I was so happy to read this, too, when I saw it. Thank goodness for someone being real about all of that beautiful chaos!

Future Mama said...

Very cool!

Much love,
Future Mama

Kerri said...

Hey there. Saw your post regarding co-sleeping on the Conceive This! blog and wanted to stop by and visit you. Looks like our little ones were born about a week apart!

Eliza's Stats

Birth: 8 lbs 5 ozs
Going home: 7 lbs 10 ozs
5 days: 7 lbs 13 ozs
2 months: 12 lbs 6 ozs
4 months: 17 lbs
5 months: 18 lbs 12 ozs
6 months: 20 lbs 13 ozs
9 months: 24 lbs 3 ozs
12 months: 26 lbs 13 ozs
15 months: 28 lbs
18 months: 29 lbs 3 ozs
2 years: 32 lbs
3 years: 34 lbs

Alice's Stats

Birth: 8 lbs 11 oz
2 Months: 13 lbs 10 oz
4 Months: 17 lbs 15 oz
6 Months: 20 lbs 4 oz