Kim Kardashian has repeatedly mentioned in interviews that pregnancy and childbirth were an extremely painful experience for her.
The star of the popular program “With a camera at the Kardashians” revealed three years ago that while pregnant with North, she suffered from pre-eclampsia, the symptoms of which include, among others, persistent gas, edema, hypertension and severe headaches. Significantly, this condition can lead to life-threatening complications for the mother and child, and therefore must be properly monitored by a physician. The star also suffered from similar ailments when she was pregnant with her son Saint two years later. This is why the next children of celebrity and rapper Kanye West were born thanks to the help of a surrogate.
In the podcast “We Are Supported By”, Kardashian returned with memories of this difficult period in her life. And she revealed that she was struggling with huge problems with self-esteem at the time. “I can safely say that the pregnancy killed my self-esteem. I wasn’t a pretty, lovely woman then. I didn’t like myself. I hated looking in the mirror. I hated how I felt and looked. I was used to a completely different image of a pregnant woman. and my sister confirmed to me under the illusion that pregnancy is problem-free and looks sweet then. I didn’t have it “- revealed Kim.
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The celebrity emphasized that the problems with self-acceptance were fueled by indiscriminate comments about her pregnancy excess that appeared on the Internet and in gossip magazines. Kardashian accuses the media of bodyshaming – embarrassing and humiliating a person because of their appearance.
“What I read about myself was scandalous. In the media I was compared to a killer whale, for example. I do not think that such words will escape anyone today. I still cannot believe that it was happening and people thought it was okay.” . I felt really terrible with it. I was constantly sitting at home and crying. I gained over 30 kilograms. I was so ashamed of my body that to lose weight I did not train in the gym, but in my mother’s garage. This experience changed me as a person “- she admitted embittered. star.