Amber Tamblyn Gets Real About the Challenges of Breastfeeding

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Straight-talking actress Amber Tamblyn gave birth to a baby girl last month, and she wants the world to know it.

Among feminist memes and political cartoons, the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants star posted an amusing selfie on Instagram for her 207,000 followers to chuckle over (it has received more than 14,000 likes so far).

Tamblyn can be seen in a gray t-shirt covered with what is presumably dry breast milk, with the picture captioned: “Who Wore It Better? Left tit or right tit?#MilkLife #StarsTheyreJustLikeUs!”

Many social media users left comments on the photo to show solidarity with Tamblyn. “Ahhhh this is amazing and SO true!” one wrote one. Another added: “This perfectly captures motherhood and breastfeeding in all its glory! I can’t even mention breastfeeding in front of my brother in law without getting side eye and the ‘Ok, that’s enough, we don’t talk about that’ comment… Please keep doing what you’re doing @amberrosetamblyn and let’s continue to #normalizebreastfeeding!”.

Tamblyn is known for her wit on social media. On Feb. 21, she posted a short clip of her baby’s foot, captioning the Instagram video: “David and I are proud to announce the birth of our daughter, Dauphinoise Petunia Brittany Scheherazade Von Funkinstein Mustard Witch RBG Cross Tamblyn-Bey jr.” This led to an internet debate over whether or not the name was a joke (it was).

[H/T Glamour]

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