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Meghan Markle Inspired Mothers Around The Globe When She Admitted She Was Not Okay
PHOTO BY courtesy of Instagram/@sussexroyal, @itvnews
  • Every woman has her moment of vulnerability when she becomes a mom, and just because one is royalty does not exempt her from the challenges of motherhood. Take the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle as an example.

    In an interview with ITV News, she admitted she has faced struggles as a new parent. “Look, any woman, especially when they're pregnant — you're really vulnerable, So that was made really challenging. And then, when you have a newborn, you know?”

    “And especially as a woman, it’s really a lot. So, you add this on top just trying to be a new mom or tying to be a newlywed,” she added.

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    Before delivering her son, Archie, five months ago, Meghan faced many responsibilities and heightened expectations upon marrying Prince Harry. She told the interviewer she appreciated that he asked how she was doing.

    “Also thank you for asking, because not many people have asked if I’m okay but it’s a very real thing to be going through behind the scenes.”


    And when the interviewer clarified if her answer meant she was struggling a lot and that it would be fair to say if she was not really okay, the Duchess said, “Yes.”

    Meghan’s honesty — “It’s okay to not be okay” — gained support and gave encouragement to mothers around the globe.

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    “Every mother deserves support, care and consideration.”

    “Check in with everyone you love, whether or not they show it because some people don’t show the immense pain they’re in.”

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    “You are not alone. We salute you as women, as mothers. Let’s support each other.”

    “No one is immune from the challenges of pregnancy or postpartum.”

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    “It is really very overwhelming; emotions run high especially when you are in this first part of your journey as a mum with a #newborn.”


    “Everyone has their own motherhood journey. Embrace yours.”

    Recently, Meghan inspired more than 70 female UK politicians. They signed a letter to stand in solidarity with Meghan who took legal action against the Daily Mail for unlawfully publishing a private letter Meghan sent her father.


    Click here to see the very first photos of Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry's firstborn Archie right after he was born!

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