Chrissy Teigen on Googling How to Breastfeed ‘Better’: ‘I’m Like, “I Don’t Think I’m Feeling Enough Pain!” ‘

07/08/2016 at 02:00 PM ET

Chrissy Teigen‘s adorable Instagram photos of Luna Simone make motherhood look like a dream, but the supermodel is still just as candid as ever.

“I just think it’s so funny. Sometimes I’m Googling how to do it better,” Teigen, who’s the new brand spokesperson for Vita Coco Coconut Oil, told PEOPLE exclusively Wednesday in L.A. about breastfeeding.

“I’m like, ‘Is it working? Is it taking? I don’t think I’m feeling enough pain!’ You just get so confused about how it’s supposed to feel, and as hard as anyone said it was, I feel like it somehow managed to be harder.”

But even with some struggles along the way, nursing her 3-month-old daughter has been “very fulling,” she says. “You know you’re doing something good.”

Chrissy Teigen John Legend daughter Luna
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The Cravings author also recalled seeing her husband, John Legend, get emotional for the first time over their baby girl. “I remember when she was first born, I was laying in the bed and she had her very first shots, so he had to wheel her down,” she says.

While the “All of Me” singer is usually “very put together,” Legend got choked up when he brought his newborn baby to get her shots.

“She grabbed onto his finger, and that’s when he said he started to cry. That was so cute for me to hear,” says Teigen. “That’s when they really connected, ’cause her tiny little newborn fingers grabbed onto his thumb.”

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She is innnnnn love!

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One of their first family outings was with close pals Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, and was of course documented on Snapchat. “That was the first time [we went out], and it’s nice to be able to get out of the house,” says Teigen, who laughed about her daughter looking a little in love with Uncle Kanye on the lunch date.

“I think with any man, she looks up at them like, ‘Aw.’ As her mother and as a woman, you’re like, ‘Why don’t you look at me like that?’ ”

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Since welcoming Luna into the family, the new mom has also tried to keep products she uses on her daughter as natural as possible. The star has been rubbing coconut oil on Luna’s bottom “since day one,” she adds. “We had so many test runs with so many different products, but coconut oil is the one thing we’ve learned that really hasn’t had a negative effect at all.”

This girl 😻😩 yes I cropped myself out

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And though she’s busy navigating new motherhood and renovating her dream home with her husband, Teigen says she and Legend also make sure to sneak away for date nights when they can.

Two or three nights a week, the couple heads to a local movie theater for a romantic night out — but sometimes the exhausted mom just falls right asleep.

“I’m not kidding, I go there not to watch a movie, I go there to sleep,” she jokes. “I order food, lay on my side and shovel it into my mouth. I get the blanket and lay there and he watches the movie and I am passed out.”

But in all seriousness, their date nights help the pair feel like “just ourselves again,” she says. “It’s nice to be able to be romantic and do cute things like that. We come home and we’re like, ‘We missed her!’ It’s nice to be able to feel that way.”

— Melody Chiu

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Guest on

She is really a beautiful baby! Thanks for sharing her pictures!

Anonymous on

You and the kartrashians deserve each other. Nothing but trash with money.

TAM on

Oh please bitch, no one likes a woman who subtly boasts about nursing. “Oh it’s just so easy for me, I had to google because I thought I was doing it wrong, where’s the pain?!?” Bleh, go away Ms Overexposed.

Sara on

Wow, the more she talks the more idiotic she sounds.

TAM on

Oh please, no one likes a woman who subtly boasts about nursing. “Oh it’s just so easy for me, I had to google because I thought I was doing it wrong, where’s the pain?!?” Bleh, go away Ms Overexposed.

Pam on

She is gorgeous lady and her daughter is adorable.

Glinda on

Umm… I thought that topless shot was her at first glance. Wow, John Legend has man boobs for sure!

Anonymous on

Get the nanny to do it like they do everything else.

Oly on

Yup the baby is so adorable.

Marky on

I had a week or so of discomfort with nursing, but after that, I thought it was way beyond easy. All the complaining and wailing I had heard mad me assume everyone struggled all the way through. I was determined to BF so I was ready to put up with whatever, but it wasn’t a problem for me. That didn’t make me a loser, and it doesn’t make her one, either. As for the fact they can slip out sometimes, remember her parents live with them, so they have built in baby sitters as long as the grandparents are willing to watch Luna. Honestly, some of you are so freaky at times, you act as if you are mad because someone has more money, or a bigger house, or whatever,, Don’t like this couple, don’t read about them, but you guys sound so wretchedly whiney just because they can do something you can’t. Get over yourselves, please!

Guest on

Luna is a cutie pie LOL!