Vanessa Lachey is expecting her second child with famed singer Nick Lachey!
Of course, she’s more than happy to embrace pregnancy and motherhood for a second time, but she recently revealed it isn’t exactly as easy as she makes it look.
During a recent interview with American Baby, she discussed the distinct difference between the two pregnancies.
She also shared some of the emotional ordeals she faced during her first pregnancy. Apparently, the actress-model didn’t instantly bond with her son during pregnancy.
“While pregnant with my son, Camden, I felt guilty because everyone told me about this love I’d feel, and I wasn’t there yet. I remember asking Nick, “Is something wrong with me? I’ve wanted this my whole life, and I’m forcing myself to have those feelings.”
She went on to reveal when things took a positive turn. The former Total Request Live host explained how discovering her son’s gender helped her to bond with him.
“For me, the love really flowed when I found out the baby was a boy. That’s when I could finally bond, once I knew “it” was a him,” she said.
“Once Camden was born, certain fears calmed down. I no longer thought, Will I be able to do this? My instincts really did kick in. We stumble and make mistakes, too, but that’s what learning is. That’s the beauty of it.”
The 34-year-old television host also offered advice to those preparing for motherhood.
“With social media, people share mostly their best moments,” she said. “Don’t feel like you’re not doing enough when you see a mom posting about making applesauce after you bought it. Ha ha! It’s fine! Just for raising a little human being you should be commended.”
Vanessa and Nick Lachey tied the knot on July 15, 2011. They welcomed their a son named Camden in September of 2012. Now, they’re expecting a daughter in December.