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.