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Alec Baldwin Explains Why He And Wife Hilaria Baldwin Have So Many Children

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By Kristin Myers on July 19, 2022 at 11:30 AM EDT

Actor Alec Baldwin recently took the time to explain why he and wife Hilaria Baldwin have so many children together.

The couple tied the knot in 2012 and welcomed their first child in 2013. The couple shares children Carmen Gabriela, 8, Rafael Thomas, 7, Leonardo Ángel Charles, 5, Romeo Alejandro David, 3 1/2, and Eduardo “Edu” Pao Lucas, who was born in September 2020. María Lucía Victoria, the couple’s newest daughter, was born last spring. Alec Baldwin also has a daughter, Ireland Baldwin, 26, with ex-wife Kim Basinger. Alec and Kim were married from 1993 to 2002.

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Alec Baldwin Explains 'Why' He and Pregnant Wife Hilaria Baldwin Have So Many Children

On Monday, the "30 Rock" actor posted a video of his wife Hilaria giving her two youngest children - who are dressed as puppies - milk before she tucks them into bed. It's an adorable scene and Alec explained this was his reason for deciding to welcome more children into the world, despite criticism from others.

"People comment about how many children we have and ask why," he captioned the post. "This is why. The thing in this life that matters most to me are these people."

Actress Julia Halston wrote, “THE BEST – doesn’t get better !”

Another follower commented, “Family is everything and it’s no one’s business how many children you have or why.”

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“I think that as long as you can afford to look after them and your heart has room for that much love, you should do what you want!” another fan shared, adding, “I could only afford to have 2 but I would have loved more.”

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Alec Baldwin, Hilaria Baldwin, and kids
Instagram / hilariabaldwin
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“This is beautiful!” another follower commented. “I’m so glad you two have many children! You love them so much. I’m happy for you both!”

“I agree,” said another fan. “Life would be nothing without my children.”

“I never had children,” another user shared. “Too wrapped up in my career. Then it was too late. These photos and videos you post make my day. This video in particular is precious. Thanks for sharing your like with us.”

Hilaria often shares photos and videos of her children on Instagram, including another video of her two children dressed as puppies when she gave parents some parenting tips on the type of milk she gives to her young ones and why.

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Hilaria Baldwin Explains Why She Prefers To Give Hemp Milk To Her Growing Family

On Sunday, Hilaria Baldwin took to Instagram to show her followers that while some children like to play dress-up as superheroes or princes and princesses, her kids wanted to dress up as puppies since they're such big animal lovers!

"Some kids want to be superheroes and royals, my babies want to be puppies…as they are animal super fans ??❤️. They dressed up last night…see again that he always gives her the bottle first?" she wrote in the caption. "So sweet."

She added that her two youngest have "finished all the breast milk I pumped." She explained that she "finished nursing them towards the end of my first trimester of this baby." Hilaria revealed earlier this year that she and Alec Baldwin were expecting yet another child, a daughter, sometime this fall. She has yet to reveal the due date of her latest "Baldwinito."

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Hilaria says that she gives her children hemp milk before bed and "siesta," AKA their nap. "We like the flavor of the pacific brand…we do the sweetened—it’s not too sweet," she explained. "The other kids love it too and use it in their cereal."

Hilaria said that she did plenty of research on non-dairy milk because they are a mostly plant-based household. She explained that no one in the family has any allergies to dairy, but they just prefer to use non-dairy milk. Although their plenty of types of non-dairy milk out there, like soy, almond, and oat, to name a few, Hilaria said she "liked the benefits of the hemp milk the best."

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Followers commented on the video calling it "adorable" and "so cute." Fans can't wait to see what adorable photos of their kids  Alec Baldwin and his wife are going to post next!

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