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    Posted on Jul 6, 2017

    Amanda Seyfried Has The Perfect Clapback For Anyone Shaming Breastfeeding

    "Feeding your baby is awesome."

    Amanda Seyfried went from being a proud dog mom to her adopted furry buddy Finn...

    ...to becoming an overjoyed new mother to a baby girl. Amanda and husband Thomas Sadoski announced the arrival of their bundle of joy in late May.

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    That's right, Karen Smith from Mean Girls is a mommy!

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    And she has a little message for the MEAN people who shame parents for the way(s) they choose to feed their kids:

    Breastfeeding is awesome. Formula is awesome. Feeding your baby is awesome. Not awesome? Judgement.

    Twitter: @AmandaSeyfried

    Passing no judgement herself, Amanda believes just the ability to feed your child is awesome!

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    The 31-year-old actress then went on to quote journalist and author Maureen Shaw about the power of breasts:

    "Breasts are intended to feed babies. With all our progress on feminist issues, how can such a simple biological imperative..."

    Twitter: @AmandaSeyfried

    Which also discussed the sexualization of breasts:

    "...remain so stigmatized? In a word: sex. We live in a culture comfortable with exploiting breasts to sell burgers, for goodness sake."

    Twitter: @AmandaSeyfried

    And ended her views on the matter with this final quote:

    "How would you rather your body be portrayed?" -Maureen Shaw

    Twitter: @AmandaSeyfried
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    Fans immediately welcomed Amanda with words of encouragement and support:

    @AmandaSeyfried As long as the baby doesn't starve, I'm cool with it. ;)

    Twitter: @Piscesboy69

    @AmandaSeyfried best advice i got from a lactation consultant: feed the baby. one way or another, just feed the baby.

    Twitter: @cpenn526

    @AmandaSeyfried Yes!!! I've done all of the above (minus the judgment) & all my kids are happy & healthy. Stop the mommy shaming! #momlife

    Twitter: @SportsGalNYC

    @AmandaSeyfried My own doula said "Not feeding your baby breastmilk doesn't make you a bad mother. Not feeding your… https://t.co/OrIbSxC3wv

    Twitter: @HockeyMom500

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