Kate Hudson breastfeeds baby daughter while exercising and clarifies 'genderless' approach to parenting

'Motherhood doesn’t slow us down'

Kate Hudson breastfeeds mid-workout

Kate Hudson has been captured breastfeeding her daughter mid-workout just hours after clarifying what she meant in saying she takes a “genderless” approach when it comes to raising her children.

Shared on friend Erin Foster’s Instagram stories – who is the step-sister of Hudson’s partner Danny Fujikawa – the actor could be seen exercising before her three-month-old daughter, Rani Rose, needed feeding.

However, this didn’t stop the mother-of-three from finishing her workout.

Instead, Hudson paused briefly to comfort her child before quickly resuming her workout, with Rani-Rose in her arms.

In one clip, Foster recorded Hudson doing a series of leg lifts, squats and static lunges while simultaneously breastfeeding her daughter alongside the caption: “Motherhood doesn’t slow us down”.

The videos come just weeks after the actor said she takes a “genderless” approach when raising her three children, Rani and her two sons, seven-year-old Bingham Hawn and Ryder Russell, 15.

(Instagram: @erinfoster)

Speaking to AOL, she said: “It doesn’t really change my approach, but there’s definitely a difference. I think you just raise your kids individually regardless - like a genderless [approach].”

”We still don’t know what she’s going to identify as.“

On Monday, Hudson shared a message on Instagram to clarify the comment.

(Instagram: @erinfoster)

“Recently someone asked me something along the lines of, if having and raising a girl is different from boys,” she wrote.

“My response was simple. Not really. This whole click bait tactic of saying I’m raising my daughter to be ‘genderless’ is silly and frankly doesn’t even make sense.”

The mother-of-three continued by saying her aim was to raise her children “to feel free to be exactly who they want to be. To feel confident in their life choices and feel loved and supported no matter what".

By referring to her parenting style as “genderless” the actor said she wanted to refocus “the conversation in a direction that could exist outside of the female stereotype” before adding that not all girls want to be princesses.

Hudson explained that while some may want to believe she has a “new age method” of raising her kids, she doesn’t.

“I just try to raise my kids to be good people with the best tools to face this big crazy world,” she concluded.

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