Shakira reveals she loves breastfeeding son Milan…

...and her reaction to motherhood has taken her by surprise

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New mum Shakira has opened up about motherhood and said she’s surprised how much she loves breastfeeding!

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Speaking to US Weekly the Colombian singer revealed how much she adores the special bonding time with her 4-month-old son, Milan

“Breastfeeding has been one of the best experiences of my life,” she said.

“I love it! I can’t stop!” she added, “I think I’m going to breastfeed him until he goes to college! I’m hooked!” 

The first-time mum, who gave brith earlier this year, also says breastfeeding helped her lose her baby weight.

“I think that it helps a lot,” she said, while saying she’s still got a way to go before reaching her ideal weight.

The Voice mentor said she’s been surprised by her reaction to motherhood.

“I thought I was going to be super-controlling because I am like that with my songs, my career and everything I do professionally — I like to be in charge. But with him, I’m so relaxed,” Shakira said.

“It’s so surprising because everybody thought I was going to be one of those hysterical mothers, like smothering mothers, and I feel that I’m not as nervous. I’m relaxed.”

The songwriter also revealed she’s penned a song for her son, but that it’s fiercely private.

“I did write a song for him the day I was going to deliver him,” she explains, “But it’s just for us!”

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