Model breastfeeds son on Elle magazine cover

Model Nicole Trunfio Breast Feeds On The Cover Of Elle

Elle Australia has made a bold statement by putting model Nicole Trunfio breastfeeding on the cover of its June 2015 issue, and now the new mom is hitting back at critics.

The 29-year-old model mom and her son Zion Rain appear together on the exclusive subscriber edition and according to the magazine's Editor-in-Chief, Justine Cullen, the intimate mother and son moment captured on camera was as natural as the act itself.

"This wasn't a contrived situation," Cullen said. "Zion needed a feed, Nicole gave it to him, and when we saw how beautiful they looked we simply moved her onto the set. It was a completely natural moment that resulted in a powerful picture."

Trunfio posted the image on Instagram on Thursday defending Elle.

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