Gisele's photo sends a powerful message that moms can continue breastfeeding and working or, well, multitasking, whether they are supermodels or just super moms.

As my kids say, "Haters gonna hate."

Here we go again with a Gisele Bundchen breastfeeding controversy. This time, the flack is because she released an Instagram photo of herself breastfeeding her daughter, Vivian, while her glam squad was primping her in all her supermodel mommy glory. She titled the photo, "Multitasking" and moms on the internet went about as crazy as dads do when Gisele's quarterback hubby, Tom Brady, throws an interception. (Maybe that's just my husband, a die-hard New England Patriots fan, but I digress.)

My first reaction to the multitasking photo seen 'round the world?

Gorgeous.

Gisele could have left Vivian with a nanny (or six) while she primped and prepped, but instead she not only brought her to the shoot, she breastfed her while getting ready. Awesome.

Admit it, moms, we're jealous

Or is it because we're even just a teeny tiny bit jealous of the fact she can breastfeed her baby while someone does her makeup, another blows out her hair and yet another person gives her a manicure?

Are moms' comments really about the fact that our daily versions of multitasking are totally different than Gisele's? Or is it because we're even just a teeny tiny bit jealous of the fact she can breastfeed her baby while someone does her makeup, another blows out her hair and yet another person gives her a manicure? My kids are way past breastfeeding age, and I promise you my boobs probably weigh more than all of Gisele, but what I wouldn't give for my own personal glam squad!

Are we mad about the multitasking or the breastfeeding?

The comments I read when Gisele posted a photo of herself and baby Vivian doing yoga together were pretty much a unanimous "adorable." Are moms up in arms about this photo because she has a glam squad or because she's breastfeeding and dares to show it to millions of people? I think it has to do with both, and wonder if all this silly controversy is happening in Gisele's home country of Brazil, where breastfeeding isn't nearly as culturally taboo as it is here in the U.S.

The photo is a reminder to nursing moms everywhere that we can do whatever it is we do and still breastfeed our babies.

The rest of us aren't supermodels, but we are super moms

Many moms think Gisele makes the rest of us real multitasking mamas look bad. News flash: She's a gorgeous supermodel and one of the richest women on earth. Next to her, yeah, most of us probably do look bad whether we breastfeed or not, but so what? The photo is a reminder to nursing moms everywhere that we can do whatever it is we do and still breastfeed our babies.

Read more about the controversy over Gisele's breastfeeding

Did Gisele Bundchen take it too far by breastfeeding in public?
Gisele Bundchen: Glamorous mommy moment
Gisele brings new meaning to yoga babe

Image courtesy of Giseleofficial Instagram

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Ami Burns December 15, 2013
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Yes, it probably was staged, but who cares? It's beautiful. On a side note, she and Tom used the same midwife we used for the birth of our 2nd child. I have told my husband and that baby it's the closest we'll ever get to either a supermodel or a Patriots player, lol.
Leigh Ann Torres December 12, 2013
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It's a gorgeous photo, and I applaud her for breastfeeding. But the photo itself just looks so staged. I wish it seemed like a more read representation, even though I know that my version of "real" is way different from hers.
Mary Fetzer December 12, 2013
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I absolutely agree with you, Ami! Gisele looks spectacular in this photo!
Maria Mora December 12, 2013
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I love this!
Michelle Maffei December 12, 2013
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I'm so tired of everyone freaking out about breastfeeding! I applaud her for showing that she still makes her baby's needs a priority even though her career (which just happens to be being a supermodel) keeps her busy.