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Kate Hudson on new baby and breastfeeding challenges: 'I wish I was a milk machine'

The 39-year-old actress recently gave birth to her third child and, like many nursing moms, is trying to balance breastfeeding and working.

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Rasha Ali, USA TODAY Published 10:52 a.m. ET Jan. 11, 2019
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Kate Hudson is just like many nursing moms returning back to her daily routine after giving birth -- she's trying to figure out the perfect balance between breastfeeding and work.

Hudson gave birth to her third child, Rani Rose, in early October.

In an interview with Today , the mom of three opened up about being named the new global ambassador for WW (formerly known as Weight Watchers), her health and breastfeeding.

"I'm trying to figure out how to balance the breastfeeding and the work," said Hudson.

Savannah Guthrie chimed in and said she understands that many moms goes through this tricky balancing act.

"Even moms that have multiple kids, it's just hard," Hudson replied. "I mean it's just hard -- and the pumping -- look I have one friend who's like a milk machine. I wish I was a milk machine, I'm not. I need to pump."

It seems like the Oscar-nominated actress is handling it well though as she shared that she was "pump ready" with her social media followers. Hudson uploaded a photo of herself lounging in a chair with a breast-pump bag beside her.

Cheer the good stuff. When you notice your child doing something helpful or nice, let him know how you feel. It's a great way to reinforce good behavior so he's more likely to keep doing it.

Pump ready 🐆

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The 39-year-old actress also explained that her reason for wanting to be healthy as the new global ambassador for WW was her kids and her family.

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