Myleene Klass has revealed that in her family even the grown-ups are partial to her own milk – in their tea.
The television presenter and singer told how her father used to enjoy his tea with a dash of breast milk – and she has now continued the Klass family tradition.
She has even offered her own milk to family and friends, she said.
"Come on, it's normal," she said. "I made everyone try mine. It tastes just like those probiotic yogurt drinks. Sweet – not as sweet as condensed milk.
"I grew up knowing that he did that so it's not weird to me. I sound like a happy-clappy hippy. Oh well, now you know. We're that kind of family."
Miss Klass, 35, has two daughters aged five and two with ex husband Graham Quinn from Dublin, and took inspiration for drinking her own milk from her father Oscar, a senior officer in the Royal Navy who used his wife's breast milk for his tea.
In an interview with a British newspaper to promote her role in charity campaign The Big IF London, which is calling for G8 leaders to tackle world hunger, the classically trained musician also discussed her frustration with politicians.
She said: "I could never be a politician. It's beyond dull. They just sit around and talk. It would be nice if they proved they could do something rather than playing up to the shoddy image we have of them.
"We expect them to fiddle our taxes, fiddle their expenses and fiddle with their secretaries. Stop fiddling! Do something!"
. Her mother, Bong, is originally from the Philippines but moved to England with her when she met her Australian father.
She described how she dislikes the culture of talking about cleaners as "Filipinas".
She said: “People go: ‘get a Filipina’. Hey! That’s a person you’re talking about. I don’t want to do a Filipina girl out of a job but I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve ended up sitting with ‘the maid’ at people’s houses and on shoots because of the way people treat them. My aunties did that job.”