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06th Feb 2018

Kristen Bell says Dax Shepard once had to ‘nurse’ from her

Keeley Ryan

“I’ve never been more in love in my life.”

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard have always been pretty open about parenting – as well as their own relationship.

The couple share two daughters together, 3-year-old Delta and Lincoln, 4.

The Good Place star recently launched a new parenting web series called Momsplaining, where she recalls the “highs and lows” of parenthood.

The mum-of-two was joined by Scandal actress and new mum Katie Lowes, with the pair discussing the struggles of breastfeeding.

Bell revealed during the episode that she had gotten mastitis three times while she was breastfeeding.

According to the HSE, mastitis is a condition that causes breast tissue to become painful and inflamed, which can be caused by a blocked milk duct or bacteria entering the breast.

While the first two times she was able to take antibiotics, that wasn’t an option the third time – and she turned to her husband, Dax Shepard, for help.

She added that her baby had already stopped nursing – and the couple were unable to ring or go to a doctor.

“So what do you do… Kristen?” Lowes asked, before it began to sink in what the married couple had to do.

She remarked:

“Oh. My. God.”

Bell recalled the situation, saying that she had “never been more in love” in her life.

She said:

“I was in Atlanta. We couldn’t call a doctor, and this was right after the baby stopped nursing.

“I said to my husband, ‘I really need you to suck this out. We could talk about it, we could be weird about it, or you could just go ahead and nurse.

“He pulled it out. He had a cup next to him.

“He was pulling out and spitting into this cup, and I’ve never been more in love in my life.”