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Olivia Wilde Shows Off Wild Streak Breastfeeding in Public (photos!)

Olivia Wilde has discovered the beauty of breastfeeding in a new photo spread in Glamour magazine. (Photo by Patrick Demarchelier for Glamour)

Olivia Wilde has discovered the beauty of breastfeeding in a new photo spread in Glamour magazine. (Photo by Patrick Demarchelier for Glamour)

Olivia Wilde has only been a mom for three months but she’s already manning the barricades for mommy rights! In this case, she takes a stand for breastfeeding in public in the new issue of Glamour magazine.

She poses with her three-month-old son, Otis, firmly latched to her breast in a booth at a New York City diner.

Seems appropriate and perfectly legal in the Big Apple. In fact she may be a mommy without a cause at this point.

Women have the right to breastfeed in any public or private place where you have a right to be, including stores, day care centers, doctors’ offices, restaurants, parks and movie theaters among other places, according to the New York Civil Liberties Union.

In all, 46 states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands have laws that specifically allow women to breastfeed in any public or private location, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.

“Breast-feeding is the most natural thing. I don’t know; now it feels like Otis should always be on my breast,” said wilde.

No word on whether Olivia plans to be an “attachment parent” and breastfeed until Otis is old enough to read. Breastfeeding beyond one year is controversial but practiced by a number of celebrity moms.

Olivia Wilde Takes a Stand for Mommys Everywhere (Click Photos to Enlarge!)
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Kelly Preston, Salma Hayek and Alicia Silverstone are among celebrities who have breastfed their children for two years or more.

Wilde, 30, is determined to do it all.

“You can be someone who is at once maternal and professional and sexy and self-possessed,” she says.

She acknowledges, however, that her Glamour photo spread is an idealized version of breast feeding. “I certainly don’t really look like that when I’m breast-feeding,” she says. “And there’s usually a diaper involved.”

Wilde began dating actor Jason Sudeikis in November 2011, after her divorced to her first husband was finalized.

They announced their engagement and her pregnancy at roughly the same time. She give birth on April 20. They have “no specific plans” to marry yet.

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