'RHOA' Star Kandi Burruss Credits Breastfeeding for Her Post-Baby Bod

by Elizabeth VanMetre 6:47 AM PST, February 12, 2016
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Kandi Burruss' is thanking her son for her smokin' post-pregnancy body.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta star, 39, took to Instagram on Thursday to share a photo of her slimmer frame while holding her son Ace Wells Tucker, who she welcomed in January with husband Todd Tucker.

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"I'm smaller now than I was before getting preggers! That's what #breastfeeding can do for ya. Thanks @AceWellsTucker!" she captioned the snap, rocking skinny jeans and a sleeveless white shirt.

A few moments later she gave us another peek of her post-pregnancy body, this time rocking a fit and flare coral dress.

"I'm feeling myself in my @tagsboutique dress!" she wrote.

I'm feeling myself in my @tagsboutique dress! 😁

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Although she looks great, Burruss recently opened up on her Instagram about the hardships of breastfeeding, referring to it as "no joke."

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"This #breastfeeding stuff is no joke. @sewjodie came over to my house to wash my hair & while she was washing @acewellstucker started going crazy!" she wrote. "He doesn't care that I have a head full of shampoo. He wants to eat now! Lol! This pic might be a bit much to share on the gram but this is my reality right now."

Meanwhile, another celebrity mom, Alyssa Milano, revealed that breastfeeding made it more difficult for her to lose weight. To see what she said about the "myth," watch the video below.