Kids Health

Nikki Reed Doesn't Know When She'll Stop Breastfeeding Her Daughter

There’s no “one-size-fits-all” approach to parenting, and Nikki Reed’s comments about breastfeeding her daughter drove this point home in the best way possible. On Tuesday, Reed shared that she’s still breastfeeding 20-month-old Soleil Bodhi and wrote that she doesn’t know when she’ll stop — rather, she’s following little Soleil’s lead and focusing on what’s healthiest […]

Family Health

Nikki Reed Opens Up About When She Plans to Stop Breastfeeding Her 20-Month-Old Daughter

Nikki Reed is doing motherhood on her own terms. In a lengthy Instagram post on Tuesday, the actress opened up about breastfeeding her 20-month-old Bodhi Soleil, whom she shares with her husband and former Vampire Diaries actor Ian Somerhalder. While explaining her approach to feeding her daughter, Reed shared that Bodhi was just now becoming interested in eating after […]

Kids Health

Why I'm Still Breastfeeding My 3-Year-Old

Right before my son turned 2, when friends would see him breastfeeding and ask how old he was, I’d reply, “Almost 2.” The response was always the same: “Wow, you’re still breastfeeding?” That general disbelief would be followed by “Good for you!” or “I only lasted a month. Two years is fantastic!” or my personal […]

Kids Health

Is Breastfeeding Hurting You?

When it all goes to plan, breastfeeding can be an amazing experience. But when it doesn’t, it can be soul-destroying. I’ve been there. When my daughter was 3 weeks old, breastfeeding took an unexpected — and very painful — turn: I got mastitis, and then thrush. And I’m a person who considers myself to be […]