On February 2, 2022, Kylie Jenner announced on Instagram that she gave birth to her second child with Travis Scott. The pair initially named their new son Wolf, but shortly thereafter decided to change him because they felt the name didn’t fit (and the new name is yet to be announced). The Kardashian-Jenner sister soon took a little break from social media, keeping her presence low postpartum. She then opened up to her followers about her battle with postpartum depression.
“This experience was a little harder for me personally than it was for my daughter [Stormi]she shared on her Instagram Stories in March (via BuzzFeed News). “It’s not easy mentally, physically and spiritually, it’s just crazy.” She mentioned that she started taking the pressure off of herself as she was determined to get back in shape after giving birth.” It’s okay not to be okay,” she added.
While the beauty guru has shared her postpartum journey with the world, moms are praising Jenner for her rawness and authenticity, according to the Independent. The mothers like that the influencer showed “the postpartum tummy”. [and] the little extra weight” and also pointed out other features that “normalize” postpartum bodies.
Kylie Jenner reveals she cried for ‘three weeks’
As Kylie Jenner opened up about her struggles with postpartum depression, she didn’t shy away from sharing her journey. In June, she shared a four-month update to her Instagram Stories (via People), saying, “I’m busy [with] Tons of back and knee pain this time.” Now it looks like people are getting a better idea of how the second birth has affected Kylie.
“I just had this new baby, but I cried non-stop for about three weeks,” Kylie said in a new trailer for The Kardashians, posted by Hulu on Twitter. She spoke to her sister Kendall, who later in the trailer appears to be mad at her for canceling plans at the last minute. Kylie also said she knows she “should be happy” that she gave birth to a beautiful and healthy boy, but she just isn’t.
Despite the makeup designer’s personal struggles, a source told ET that both Kylie and Travis Scott are doing a great job co-parenting their new boy and daughter Stormi. “They’ve really come to terms with being together and being successful co-parents,” the insider said. “You’re doing fantastic as a parent of two.”
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