Meghan Markle holds back tears after admitting 'not many people have asked if I'm ok' as new mom

Meghan Markle holds back tears after admitting 'not many people have asked if I'm ok' as new mom

Meghan Markle has been married to Prince Harry for more than a year now, but it still seems like only yesterday that they were married in a ceremony that attracted the attention of the whole world. Now, Meghan is a mother, and gave birth to the couple's first baby, Archie, in May of this year.

But speaking in an ITV documentary, Markle has admitted that becoming a new mother in the midst of intense media scrutiny was a "struggle".

Watch the footage from the interview below:

In the interview, Meghan Markle opened up about the pressure she's been experiencing as a mother and a new member of the British Royal family. Speaking to ITV News At Ten's anchor Tom Bradby, Meghan was asked how she had been coping.

Meghan stated: "Any woman, especially when they are pregnant, [is] really vulnerable, and so that was made really challenging, and then when you have a newborn."

She continued: "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... 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."

When Meghan was asked by Bradby if it would be fair to say it had "really been a struggle", she simply replied: "Yes."

The documentary, entitled Harry and Meghan: An African Journey will air on Sunday at 9pm on ITV.