Brooklyn Decker's latest Instagram pic is incredibly relatable.
Plenty of modern motherhood paraphernalia was made to be seen—think breastfeeding pillows that seamlessly blend into living room decor or diaper bags that look like stylish purses. The breast pump though, usually isn't on that list.
It's traditionally been used in the privacy of our homes and hotel rooms in the best case scenarios, and in storage closets and restrooms in the worst circumstances. For a product that is very often used by mothers because they need to be in public spaces (like work and school), the breast pump lives a very private life.
Thankfully, some high profile moms are changing that by posting their pump pics on Instagram. These influential mamas aren't gonna hide while they pump, and may change the way the world (and product designers) see this necessary accessory.
A few months after welcoming her first child with Vampire Diaries alum Ian Somerhalder, the Twilight actress Instagrammed a pic of the manual pump she was bringing along to Variety's Power of Women Luncheon.
It's the same Medela model she previously brought to the Golden Globes. Somerhalder proved he's a supportive partner that night, carrying the pump around at the awards show all night for his wife.
We're thankful to these women for showing that breast pumps belong in public and in our Instagram feeds.
[This post was originally published on May 31, 2018, but has been updated to include recent Instagram posts.]
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