See Why The Internet Is Mommy-Shaming Coco Austin AGAIN

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 27:  Actor/model Coco Austin attends the GRAMMY Gift Lounge during the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 27, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images for NARAS )

See Why The Internet Is Mommy-Shaming Coco Austin AGAIN

Her latest "scandal" sparks a breastfeeding debate.

Published 5 days ago

Last week Ice T’s wife, Coco Austin, was being dragged on social media for taking their 2-year-old daughter swimming with sharks on their family vacay in the Bahamas. Yes, the really happened. However, this week the 38-year-old mom’s parenting skills are under fire over a far less bizarre scenario.

Coco shared a photo to Instagram of her breastfeeding Chanel Nicole Marrow on the plane ride back home from their eventful trip and mom-sters immediately came for the model saying the tot was too old for “the boob.” One commenter in particular felt that if your child has a mouth full of teeth, it’s time to stop breastfeeding and switch to strictly solid foods. Coco quickly offered a classy clapback, replying, “believe me she loves food…she still breastfeeds when she goes down for a nap and at night..chill.”

See the post and clapback below:

Other moms also came to Coco’s defense with the 411 on breastfeeding. It’s true, “breast is best.” Human milk boosts babies’ immune systems — helping fight viral, bacterial and parasitic infections. It also has a load of benefits for moms too, like reduced risk of ovarian and breast cancer, heart disease and osteoporosis. According to Health Foundations Birth Center in Minnesota, a woman who breastfeeds for eight years has nearly a zero percent risk of breast cancer. Whoa, mama!

But the real debate here is at what age do you cut your child off the boob? Moms??

Written by BET Staff

(Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images for NARAS)


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