Reese Witherspoon ‘lacked a lot of support’ after the birth of her first child

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Actress Reese Witherspoon has confessed that she grew to become delirious after first turning into a mum to child Ava, now 21

Reese Witherspoon has candidly opened up concerning the struggles she confronted when she first grew to become a mom.

The 45-year-old mum-of-three has confessed that it wasn’t all plain crusing when she first welcomed child Ava into the world.

Ava, now 21, was Reese’s first little one with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe. The pair additionally share 17-year-old son Deacon, whereas the actress has son Tennessee James, eight, along with her present hubby Jim Toth.

However chatting with Kristen Bell and Monica Padman on a current episode of Dax Shepard‘s podcast Armchair Skilled, Reese admits that she struggled to make all the pieces work when Ava was born.

She stated: “I didn’t have numerous assist with my first child and I discovered actually early, like this isn’t going to work.

“I attempted to muscle via for 5 months with Ava, simply not sleeping and I grew to become delirious.”

Reese Witherspoon along with her daughter Ava Phillippe



Child Ava arrived simply two months after Reese and Ryan tied the knot in 1999. Whereas the pair went on to have one other little one, they ultimately went their separate methods in 2006.

She has since married present husband Jim, saying “I do” in 2011.

The Huge Little Lies actress overtly admits that it would not have been doable for her to work throughout her first few months as a brand new mum.

“I used to be fortunate sufficient to have cash saved and I didn’t need to work,” she defined. “Nevertheless it’s simply not a one-person job. I might even say it’s not a two-person job.”

The actress took to social media on the weekend to share how grateful she is for her two older kids.

In a candy Instagram publish, she gushed: “Gosh, I am fortunate to be their mother,” whereas additionally sharing a loving household image.

The photograph exhibits the doting mum sat between her two kids whereas all of them fortunately smile to the digital camera.

Reese Witherspoon along with her kids, Deacon and Ava


Reese Witherspoon/Instagram)

A Sequence of Unlucky Occasions actor David Burtka was amongst these sharing the love within the feedback part of the snapshot.

He wrote: “They’re fortunate to have you ever!!”

Superstar chef Candace Nelson additionally wrote: “This fills my coronary heart!”

And mannequin Cindy Crawford complimented Reese, saying: “You appear to be their sister.”

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