The Highlight by LOOKFANTASTIC: Jul/Aug 2022

Formerly known for rubbing shoulders with SW3 socialites on Made In Chelsea in 2011, Millie Mackintosh has since swapped dating dramas for family time, residing in London with husband Hugo Taylor and daughters Sienna, two, and Aurelia, seven months. Candid and unfiltered, the 32 year old shares the realities of motherhood with her 1.4 million Instagram followers, including a topic (quite literally) close to her heart: breastfeeding. “I had a strong desire to breastfeed and wanted to experience it,” explains Millie, who breastfed both daughters from birth. “I feel very privileged that I was able to breastfeed because I know it’s not possible for everyone.” “I wanted the baby to get as much of my milk as possible because of the benefits for the immune system,” she explains. “I was in awe of what my body was doing.” According to Sarah Collinge, breastfeeding peer supporter at charity Breastfeeding Together: “Breastfeeding can protect MOTHER AND BABY