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Rachel McAdams is private about her life and her family, but when it comes to breastfeeding, she's making a bold statement -- and moms everywhere are applauding her effort.

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Rasha Ali, USA TODAY Published 9:37 a.m. ET Dec. 19, 2018 | Updated 9:43 a.m. ET Dec. 19, 2018
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Rachel McAdams is private about her life and her family, but when it comes to breastfeeding, she's making a bold statement -- and moms everywhere are applauding her effort.

Rachel McAdams, who gave birth to her son in April, was photographed in the Girls, Girls, Girls cover shoot wearing smoky, dramatic makeup, a bold red lip, Bulgari diamonds, Versace -- and a breast pump.

Claire Rothstein, the founder and editor of the magazine who also photographed McAdams, said in an Instagram post that although they're still in disagreement over whose idea it was, the message they wanted to send was clear -- breastfeeding is normal, natural and amazing.

Rothstein uploaded the glamour shot to her personal Instagram page sharing that the new mom was six months postpartum when they were doing the shoot and was pumping in between shots.

"Breastfeeding is the most normal thing in the world and I can’t for the life of me imagine why or how it is ever frowned upon or scared of," wrote Rothstein. "I don’t even think it needs explaining but just wanted to put this out there, as if it even changes one person’s perception of something so natural, so normal, so amazing then that’s great."

Schedule daily special time. Let your child choose an activity where you hang out together for 10 or 15 minutes with no interruptions. There's no better way for you to show your love.

A million reasons why I wanted to post this picture. Obviously #rachelmcadams looks incredible and was quite literally the dream to work with but also this shoot was about 6 months post her giving birth to her son, so between shots she was expressing/pumping as still breastfeeding. We had a mutual appreciation disagreement about who’s idea it was to take this picture but I’m still sure it was hers which makes me love her even more. Breastfeeding is the most normal thing in the world and I can’t for the life of me imagine why or how it is ever frowned upon or scared of. I don’t even think it needs explaining but just wanted to put this out there, as if it even changes one person’s perception of something so natural, so normal, so amazing then that’s great. Besides she’s wearing Versace and @bulgariofficial diamonds and is just fucking major. Big shout out to all the girls 💪🏽 #rachelmcadams for @girls.girls.girls.magazine cover shoot 📸 @clairerothstein #pleaseshare Side note: I did not look anywhere near as fabulous as this when feeding/pumping. And that’s ok too. . . #girlsgirlsgirlsmag #girlsgirlsgirls #bringingbackthewoman #nogrungejustglamour #independentmagazine #printisnotdead #normalisebreastfeeding #normalizebreastfeeding #breastfeeding #life #women #versace #bulgari

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The photo is a bold statement for the actress, who didn't share that she had a baby until months after his birth.

In an interview with the Sunday Times , McAdams said that being a new mom was basically how anyone would expect new moms to be -- putting on clothes was a win.

"I have clothes on and that’s a good thing. I don’t even know what I’m wearing today. The shoes are held together with glue. Isn’t that sad? I need to get a life," McAdams told the magazine.

"I’m having more fun being a mum than I’ve ever had. Everything about it is interesting and exciting and inspiring to me," she said. "Even the tough days — there’s something delightful about them."

Say "I love you" whenever you feel it, even if it's 743 times a day. You simply can not spoil a child with too many mushy words of affection and too many smooches. Not possible.

Well, the 40-year-old actress is inspiring all of us!

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