Keke Palmer Shares "Difficult" Breastfeeding Journey With Her and Darius Jackson's Son

Keke Palmer Opens Up About Motherhood & New Family Dynamic

When it comes to parenthood, Keke Palmer is getting a few things off her chest. She is a mother, after all.

The Nope actress, who welcomed her son Leodis Andrellton Jackson in February with ex-boyfriend Darius Jackson, recently shared insight into her breastfeeding journey and how the experience tested her strength.

"I think my breastfeeding journey was also very empowering because it was so difficult," Keke told Essence in an interview published Aug. 21. "And I wanted to give up at so many different points, but I just kept pushing myself and kept trying to figure it out."

The 29-year-old explained how this postpartum experience helped her find herself again.คำพูดจาก สล็อต888 PG

"The relationship I had with my son during that process empowered me to get back up and do things for myself again," she shared. "In the midst of trying to work out and do things that I wasn't sure I was going to be able to do—like going to the Met Gala—I was able to say, 'You know what, I'm gonna get out there and experience everything again, and I'm still gonna be there for my boy.'"

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Overcoming the challenges of breastfeeding, Keke noted, gave her the opportunity to step into her power.

"That kind of resolve built so much confidence and so much strength in me," she said. "I just got this overwhelming sense that I can do anything."

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And now, the Hustlers actress is unapologetically herself.คำพูดจาก เว็บตรงอันดับ1

"There were so many things I was always trying to change before," she explained. "But now, my being enough for my son has let me know that I'm enough in the world."

Keke Palmer Shares "Difficult" Breastfeeding Journey With Her and Darius Jackson's Son

This isn't the first time in recent months that Keke has offered words of encouragement to other moms struggling to feel like themselves after having a baby.

"Do you, new moms," she encouraged parents during a July 10 interview with The Cut. "Do you. Girl, if there's one person on this earth that loves you for sure, it's that baby. Be happy, because there's no love like it. Somebody loving you like that, hell, who cares?"


Now, that's advice worth taking.

But if you want more inspiration, keep scrolling to read what other celebrities have said about their breastfeeding experience.

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