Jennifer Mulford made news earlier this week when she publicly announced she had quit her job to breastfeed her partner, 36-year-old body builder, Brad.
Mulford, also 36, decided she wanted an ‘Adult Breastfeeding Relationship’ when she read about the bond it can create between two people. She considered going online to find an appropriate partner, but didn’t have to look far, because when she broached the subject with her childhood sweetheart, Brad, he was ‘curious’ and ‘excited.’
Now, the couple have spoken on Australian radio to Matt and Meshel about their unconventional relationship.
They explained to the hosts that while they’re waiting for Jennifer’s milk to come through (she hasn’t breastfed for twenty years), they are “on a very strict time schedule.”
"We try for every two hours no more than every three hours," Brad told Matt Tilley and Meshel Laurie.
When it comes to breastfeeding in public, Brad said Jennifer "..is not willing to, but I'm very open." But the couple did reveal how they have incorporated breastfeeding into their daily routine.
"It could be standing up, it could be we lay in the bed or I come home for lunch and she's on the couch," Brad told the radio hosts.
Things really got interesting when Matt and Meshel asked the pair whether their ‘Adult Breastfeeding Relationship’ was a 'sexual thing.'
"To an extent," Brad responded, before continuing, "It's more of a personal bond, it's more of a commitment, more of an intimacy... two people becoming one."
He then asked the hosts, "But what man doesn’t like a nice set of boobs in his mouth?"
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Jennifer, on the other hand, implied that breastfeeding her partner is definitely a 'sexual thing.' She told Matt and Meshel it would lead to sex "six out of seven times."
"It's a natural bond between a man and a woman... there's nothing more relaxing than having him latch on, nothing at all," she said.
The couple also slammed the criticisms against them on social media. Brad said the relationship has nothing to do with acting like an infant or "role play where I dress up in diapers or bibs or pacifiers." Instead, he says he's just always been "fascinated with boobs," and it gives the couple a special way to bond.
Jennifer and Brad say they are trying to spread awareness of their relationship in order to normalise adult breastfeeding.
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