Stacey Solomon shares candid breastfeeding post with newborn son as she admits ...

She's known for her open and honest personality.

And Stacey Solomon proved that she's as real as they come as she shared a breastfeeding photo with her two-week-old son.

Alongside the post, the Loose Women star, 29, got candid as she opened up about her past experiences feeding her other sons Zachary, 11, and Leighton, 7.

Honest truth: Stacey Solomon, 29, shared a  breastfeeding photo with new son as she got candid about her past experiences feeding her other sons Zachary, 11, and Leighton, 7

Honest truth: Stacey Solomon, 29, shared a  breastfeeding photo with new son as she got candid about her past experiences feeding her other sons Zachary, 11, and Leighton, 7

She wrote: 'Trying to smile. This is my face every time he latches on. I didn’t breastfeed Leighton and I don’t remember 11 years ago with Zach so it came as a bit of a shock to me when my feeding experience wasn’t blissful breast time and expressing pints of milk in between! 

'After not mastering the latch that leaving my boobs engorged and my nipples feeling like they’d been rubbed on sandpaper I think we are finally getting there.'

The TV personality continued with her honesty, as she joked about her son's cheeky nickname for her nipples.

She admitted: 'I’ve been milked by just about every health visitor and breastfeeding specialist around (for which I am eternally grateful) and my baby can finally get his tiny mouth around, what Zach and Leighton call, my Pepperami nipples!'

Real: Last Friday she took to social media to share a heartwarming image with the newborn, as she revealed candid details about her struggles to her Instagram followers

Real: Last Friday she took to social media to share a heartwarming image with the newborn, as she revealed candid details about her struggles to her Instagram followers

Stacey also reassured new or expectant mother's about the process. 

She continued: 'We still haven’t mastered it yet and we might never master it - that’s ok too. I just thought for anyone out there struggling or who struggled to breastfeed that it’s perfectly OK, there’s nothing wrong with you, and you’re doing amazingly. All things I’ve struggled to believe at times.' 

'It’s so wonderful to see people’s happy breastfeeding pictures and amazing expressing photos - I love them, but from somebody who is lucky to express 10ml if not dust when I put a pump on I would have loved to see some different experiences too. 

Helping hand: Stacey also reassured new or expectant mother's about the process as she admitted: 'Been milked by just about every health visitor and breastfeeding specialist around

Helping hand: Stacey also reassured new or expectant mother's about the process as she admitted: 'Been milked by just about every health visitor and breastfeeding specialist around

'Here’s to making it work no matter what way round you do it! Breast or bottle, Mammas, YOU ARE INCREDIBLE!'

Stacey's fans soon began commenting on the photo as they praised her for being open and honest about her own personal experience.

One wrote: 'Thank you for talking about breastfeeding. I wasn't able to due to medical reasons, but it's nice to hear a celebrity talk about the struggles. So many ladies aren't supported enough around breastfeeding.'

While another commented: 'You are amazing! I wish

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