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Ice T and his wife Coco Austin are catching heat for pushing their 6-year-old daughter, Chanel, in a baby stroller.

The public dragging began after Coco posted the above photo on her social media page. The images shows Ice T and Coco posing next to Chanel in a baby stroller that's too small for her.

Some social media users say this is worse than Khloe Kardashian carrying her 3-year-old daughter, True Thompson, everywhere.

Fans weighed in on the photo in the comments.

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"I know she may be your last baby but you have to let her grow up," one person wrote. "If anything a wagon is more her age! I have a 6-year-old smaller than her and she hasn't been in a stroller in years."

This is not the first time Coco and Ice T have been criticized for their parenting skills.

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Last year Coco was shamed for breastfeeding then-5-year-old Chanel.

"Chanel still likes my boobs," Coco told Us Weekly at the time. "It's a big bonding moment for a mother and your child."

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"Why take that away from her? ... If she doesn't want it, all right, that's where you stop it. But I'm not just going to say no."

Coco said Chanel's request for breast milk made her feel wanted and youthful.

"Coco absolutely breastfeeds because she just wanted that mama connection with the baby," Ice T told PEOPLE at the time.




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Jeannie Mai shared her "difficult" breastfeeding experience after welcoming her first child with rapper Jeezy.

"Breastfeeding is even more difficult than giving birth," she said.

"The Real" co-host shared her journey with fans on her YouTube series Hello Hunnay. She said she struggled to produce milk for her daughter, Monaco.

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"For the past three months, I've been by myself with my own little thoughts, trying my hardest to get any squeeze of milk possible out of my breasts," she said in an episode on May 19.
 
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"I've had nobody to talk about it so you're welcome. Welcome to the party."

Jeannie recalled the moment after Monaco was born. A nurse placed the newborn's face under her breast and the baby instinctively latched on.

"I saw Monaco's poor little face and she just started doing the thing. That was why I felt I need to breastfeed. I didn't feel like I had an option. I just felt like this is what you do."

However, Jeannie's mammary glands weren't producing milk for the hungry newborn.

In a panic, she took vitamins, drank tea, chewed gummies and tried again to pump milk, but she only produced an ounce of milk.

"It was really, really, really upsetting," she said. "You feel so defeated when your baby's hungry. You're not producing enough for the baby. You're seeing all these commercials and other women and even Instagram showing these amazing pictures of moms bonding with their kids breastfeeding."

Jeannie said she discovered a breastfeeding pump that helped her produce breast milk for her baby.

"This is the first time I get to connect with moms," she said. "I really just want to hear so much from everybody out there and I have so much to learn."
 




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A bizarre incident on board a Delta Airlines plane has travelers wondering about Delta's policy on breastfeeding animals in the cabin.

It all began when a pilot sent an ACARS in-flight message from the cockpit to the air traffic controllers on the ground.

The message read: "[Passenger] in [seat] 13A is breastfeeding a cat and will not put cat back in its carrier when [flight attendant] requested."

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The passenger and her exotic pet were traveling on a Delta flight from Syracuse, NY, to Atlanta, GA last month.

A Delta flight attendant explained what happened in a since-deleted post on TikTok: "This woman had one of those, like, hairless cats swaddled up in a blanket so it looked like a baby."

The woman wasn't arrested when the plane landed at Hartsfield International, but the pilot demanded Delta's Redcoat ground team meet the customer to reprimand her.

If you're wondering whether you can breastfeed a cat on a major airliner such as Delta, the answer is yes.

"Delta fully supports a woman's right to breastfeed on board Delta and Delta Connection aircraft and in Delta facilities. Breast pumps are allowed on board. At the airport and if you prefer, many airports do offer private lactation rooms or spaces."

It's bad enough that the passenger sitting next to you has a cat out of its carrier. But breastfeeding the feline is going too far.

We are fortunate that there are no video recordings floating around the Internet. Our eyes would not be able to unsee that.

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Coco Austin is uniting moms everywhere who choose to continue breastfeeding their school-age children.

Coco still feeds her 5-year-old daughter, Chanel, nourishing breast milk. The socialite is proud that she can still express milk from her nipples whenever her daughter is hungry.

Coco, wife of rapper-turned-actor Ice-T, recently defended her decision to breastfeed Chanel. She dismissed claims she is doing "psychological harm" to Chanel by not weaning her off breast milk.

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"Chanel still likes my boob. It's a big bonding moment for a mother and your child," she told Us Weekly.

Coco is also proud to be a role model for women who are deemed "perverts" for continuing to breastfeed their adolescent children.

Extended breastfeeding advocate Kim Summer told the NY Post she still breastfeeds her 6-year-old daughter.

"My daughter Piper will be 7 years old in November and I breastfeed her twice a day or whenever she says she needs it," Summer, 40, told The Post.

She said her daughter even has a nickname for her breasts: "boo boo."

"At bedtime, she'll say, 'Can I have boo boo?' and I give it to her," the lactation specialist and birth doula added. "It's a special bonding time for us that's comforting, reciprocal and organic."

She added: "People tell me I should die, I'm gross and that Child Protective Services should take my baby away from me."

Jada Shapiro, a lactation expert, cited a study from the American Academy of Pediatrics that shows extended breastfeeding is healthy for older children.

"Research shows that children who are breastfed for a longer length of time are at a reduced risk for developing respiratory and gastrointestinal diseases, diabetes and some childhood cancers," said Shapiro.

"The World Health Organization also found that women who breastfeed have a reduced risk of breast and ovarian cancers," she added.

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Coco Austin is tired of people sharing their unsolicited breastfeeding opinions on her social media timelines.

Coco still feeds her 5-year-old daughter, Chanel, nourishing breast milk. The socialite is proud that she can still express milk from her nipples whenever her daughter is hungry.

Coco, wife of rapper-turned-actor Ice-T, sparked intense debates over nursing her daughter, who is old enough to attend kindergarten.

Many people claim Coco is doing "psychological harm" to Chanel by not weaning her off breast milk.

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Coco explained that Chanel is calm and emotionally stable on her steady diet of warm breast milk, which contains no hormones or antibiotics like store bought milk.

"Chanel still likes my boob. It's a big bonding moment for a mother and your child," she told Us Weekly.

"Why take that away from her? ... If she doesn't want it, all right, that's where you stop it. But I'm not just going to say no."

Coco added that her daughter's demand for breast milk makes her feel wanted and youthful.

Breast milk is nutritious and easily digestible. It is 95% water and contains fat, protein, carbohydrates and no artificial sweeteners or preservatives.

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Ice-T defended his wife from critics in a 2018 interview with PEOPLE.

"Coco absolutely breastfeeds because she just wanted that mama connection with the baby," he said at the time. He added: "Chanel's drinking everything in the refrigerator right now."

READ ALSO: Coco Austin Still Breastfeeds Daughter Chanel Austin

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Coco says Chanel eats traditional food like "steak and hamburgers," but she sometimes chooses to wash it down with breast milk direct from the source.

Coco, 42, previously said she and Ice-T, 63, share their bed with Chanel and their dogs. But they do have nights when it's just her and her husband alone.

"We call it the family bed. We have Chanel and all four dogs."

Coco is confident that her daughter will grow up to be emotionally and psychologically stable as a result of not weaning her off the breast too early.

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According to the CDC, only 75% of babies are breastfed in America. And only 5.7% of children are still breastfeeding at 18 months.

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months with continued breastfeeding for 2 years or more.

The Who advises that continued breastfeeding (even beyond age 2) is fine as long as it is beneficial to both mother and child.

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