Meghan Markle Opens up About Struggling as a new Mum

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The Duchess of Sussex has opened up about her struggle adjusting to being a mother in the spotlight for a documentary about Prince Harry and Meghan’s tour of South Africa.

Meghan Markle has spoken about her motherhood journey and the ‘challengin’ adjustment to life as a mother in the spotlight. The Duchess of Sussex has revealed she has struggled at times as a new mum with the eyes of the world looking in on her.

During a trailer for the documentary presented by Thomas Bradby and set to air on ITV on Sunday at 9pm, Meghan admits to finding her motherhood journey in the spotlight as “really challenging.”

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When asked by Bradby about her mental and physical health and the pressure of being a new mum, Meghan explains: “Look, any woman especially when they are pregnant you’re really vulnerable and so that was made really challenging, and then when you have a new born – you know…

The Duchess adds: “And especially as a woman, it’s a lot. So you add this on top of just trying to be a new mom or trying to be a newlywed it’s, well…

Meghan went on to thank Bradby for asking about her feelings and mental health, as she explained many others had neglected to check in on her.

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

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This comes after Harry and Meghan took adorable baby Archie Harrison Mountbatten Windsor to his first royal engagement during their tour of South Africa.

The internet went into meltdown as the new parents shared the first video of baby Archie as he prepared to meet Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu.The video was posted as an Instagram story on the official Sussexroyal account and shows Harry and Meghan walking with Baby Sussex giggling in his mothers arms.