Love Island runner-up, and first-time mum, Molly-Mae Hauge has opened up about how challenging she has found breastfeeding.
The reality TV star and boyfriend Tommy Fury announced the birth of their baby girl, Bambi, last month.
Molly-Mae took to Instagram Stories where she opened up about having a “low supply” of milk and how she was worried that her daughter wasn’t getting enough.
She decided to give her some formula instead, but she said she hopes she will be able to continue with breastfeeding.
“Had a super, super low supply yesterday, literally couldn’t get a single droplet of milk from me,” Molly-Mae wrote.
“For the first time we had to give Bambi some formula because she just wasn’t sleeping from being starving/not getting enough breast milk. My body couldn’t produce it (I think from being exhausted).
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“Was a really crap moment for me but I’m REALLY determined not to give up. Hopefully it was just a bad day.”
She then added: “Just managed 4oz in one pump so that’s really perked me up. Little wins.”
Recently, the TV star opened up about her disappointment at reading some of the nasty responses to her newborn baby daughter’s name reveal.
In her YouTube video where she discusses her birth story, she revealed that the comments were so bad that she turned off her comments on Instagram so she didn’t have to see them.
“The name reveal was a hard day for me,” Molly admitted. “I switched Instagram comments off on that post. I was brought back down to earth very quickly of how nasty this world can be.”
“Because we’d literally known that our first baby girl was going to be called Bambi, we had gotten so used to the idea that that was going to be her name and to us it wasn’t really that unusual anymore.
“And I know it’s unusual and unique and not going to be to everyone’s taste, but when we announced it, in my mind it was just beautiful. It’s her, she’s Bambi and that’s a beautiful name, amazing, amazing… And then just two seconds after I posted it I was like: ‘Oh my God!'”
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