Image635432072558107668The following article appeared in the Canadian newspaper “The Hamilton Spectator” 08 August 2014 Issue regarding Breastfeeding in public. The Lucy mention was towards the end of the article and it featured Lucy promotion for breastfeeding week in 2002 with baby Judah.

Celebs speak out on breastfeeding in public–
The Hamilton Spectator 08 August 2014

Considering their lack of anonymity with paparazzi lurking at every street corner, we salute celebrity moms who breastfeed their babies while out and about. Although it’s still considered taboo in some circles, there’s no shame in nursing your baby in public — or on the cover of a magazine for that matter.


Xena: Warrior Princess star Lucy Lawless shared an intimate shot with her then three-month old son Judah to promote World Breastfeeding Week in 2002, which featured her quote, “Breastfeeding — my best role ever.”


Some of the articles related to this poster from the archives:

  • The NZ Herald - 3 August 2002 - Lucy Lawless, a woman at ease with life is a short article on Lucy's campaign (with a little help from Judah) for Breastfeeding week
  • Supertele - 16 August 2002 - Scan of Lucy breastfeeding and article
  • The Sydney Telegraph - 02 August 2002 - Lucy Lawless and Judah breastfeeding poster
  • From the Sydney Morning Herald - 1 August 2002
    Lucy Lawless, who played Xena: Warrior Princess, is more concerned about breastfeeding than fighting these days. The New Zealand actress is promoting World Breastfeeding Week, which begins todayMore than 120 countries are expected to take part in the World Breastfeeding Week activities. As Xena she became known for the bold leather bodice costume used to fend off mythical forces of evil. Now she stars quietly breastfeeding her three-month-old son, Judah, the Dominion-Post newspaper reported.

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