Jess Redden opens up about “biggest challenge” of being a new mum

Jess Redden

Jess Redden and husband Rob Kearny welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Bobby, just two weeks ago, and have been in baby bliss ever since.

But the pharmacist isn’t shying away from sharing the struggles of motherhood, and has opened up to followers about how difficult she find breastfeeding.

Writing: “I knew the feeding would be one of the biggest challenges but nothing can prepare you for the physical and emotional aspects of the journey.”

“Bobby feeds pretty much every hour and has been clustering for 4/5 hours in the afternoon so it’s been full on.”

Pic: Instagram/Jess Redden

The influencer admitted that she had considered quitting, but was motivated by baby Bobby

“Everyone tells me it gets easier and at times I’ve wanted to stop but I just look at his little face and it gives me the strength to keep going,” she admitted.

Jess also share her gratitude for her rugby star husband, writing: “Grateful for dad with his night time bottle and taking B for walks so I can get some sleep between.”

“Both doing well and taking each day as it comes.”

Jess Redden

Many followers reached out to Jess, sharing their support after she got candid about her experience.

Taking time to thank them, Jess wrote: “Thank you for the love today and your kind messages.”

“So many words of encouragement which I think for new mums is so important, each experience is different but what we all face are challenges along the way feeling so grateful for the support.”

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