Actress / Model Brooklyn Decker attends 'Lovesong' Premiere during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival at Eccles Center Theatre on January 25, 2016 in Park City, Utah.
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April 28, 2016 4:56 PM EDT

Leaving your infant for the first time is always rough—even if you’re Brooklyn Decker. On Wednesday, the Sports Illustrated swimsuit model left her 7-month-old son, Hank, for the first time since he was born on September 30.

The new mom needed to go on a one-night trip that required a flight. But after mechanical issues and delays, Decker ended up missing her flight because she was pumping breast milk in the bathroom.

She shared the negative experience on Twitter, explaining that she was in the bathroom because airline employees had de-planed the passengers. Assuming she’d have time to pump, Decker left the gate, only to return to closed doors.


Decker said she thought about pumping on the plane but ultimately decided against it:

Hear, hear!

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