Coco Austin shares photos of her breastfeeding nearly 4-year-old daughter Chanel

Coco Austin is opening up about her decision to continue breastfeeding.

The 40-year-old mom of one recently took to Instagram to share multiple pics of herself breastfeeding her nearly 4-year-old daughter, Chanel, whom she shares with her husband, Ice-T, on a private plane.

"A mothers calling.... I'm so blessed to have this unbelievable experience in this thing called Nursing," Austin began the lengthy caption. "I had a hard time breastfeeding the 1st week of when Chanel was born, I almost gave up but my family told me to hang for another week. They told me I dont want to miss this special moment you have with your child.. health wise and bond wise."

"I hung in there and now almost 4 years later Chanel still wants the boob," she continued. "Its more of a comfort thing now and of course she eats regular but nap time and night time are our time and I'm lucky she hasn't grown out it yet because when that moment comes I will be so sad..its the best feeling and ALL mothers that nurse know."

Last year, when Chanel was two years old, Austin shared a sweet snap of her daughter lounging on her chest, writing in the comments that she was continuing to breastfeed "more for comfort now."

Back when Chanel was still a newborn, Austin opened up about her breastfeeding experience on her blog.  

"I felt like a true mother, I also can’t explain the feeling when you look down and see your baby needing you and then holding your boob with their tiny little hand gulping down with their strong little jaw it’s wonderful and I love it," she wrote of finding the joy in breastfeeding after a hard first week. "I will probably cry when I have to eventually stop breast feeding."

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NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Ice T and Coco Austin attend the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Coco Austin and Ice-T attend the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim Spellman/FilmMagic)
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Coco Austin and Ice-T attend the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim Spellman/FilmMagic)
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK CITY, NY, UNITED STATES - 2019/08/20: Coco Austin and Ice T attend the Power Final Season Premiere held at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Efren Landaos/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 20: Ice T and Coco Austin at STARZ Madison Square Garden "Power" Season 6 Red Carpet Premiere, Concert, and Party on August 20, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for STARZ)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: Ice-T (L) and Coco Austin attend Heidi Klum's 19th Annual Halloween Party presented by Party City and SVEDKA Vodka at LAVO New York on October 31, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Heidi Klum)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20: Actress Coco Austin and rapper/actor Ice-T attend the party for the casts of NBC's 2018-2019 Season hosted by NBC and The Cinema Society at Four Seasons Restaurant on September 20, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 21: Ice-T and Coco Austin attend WE tv and Traci Braxton celebrate the new season of Braxton Family Values at The Skylark on August 21, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for WE tv)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Coco Austin and Ice-T attend the Nordstrom Men's NYC Store Opening on April 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Actress Coco Austin and recording artist Ice-T attend the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Actor Coco Austin (L) and recording artist Ice-T attend the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Lester Cohen/Getty Images for NARAS)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 27: Rapper/actor Ice-T (2nd from R) and actor/model Coco Austin (2nd from L) attend the GRAMMY Gift Lounge during the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 27, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images for NARAS )
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: Nicole "Coco" Austin and Ice T attend Heidi Klum's 18th annual Halloween party at Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge on October 31, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: Reacording Artist / Actor Ice-T (L) and Reality TV Personality Coco Austin (R) attend the Loudwire Music Awards at The Novo by Microsoft on October 24, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
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