Eva Mendes Hasn't 'Earned the Right' to Tell Other Mothers What to Do

The actress opens up about motherhood after baby with Ryan Gosling.

Mendes, who is mom to Esmeralda, said even though she's experiencing motherhood right now by caring for her daughter, she's not about to tell other mothers what to do or how to raise their babies.

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"I don't feel like I've really earned the right," she told Women's Health. "I want to respect all the moms out there. They're going to be like, 'You know what? You're a few months in. Just shut up.'"

"I'm actually enjoying the sleepless nights because it's [part of the] bonding with my little girl," she added.

Mendes and Gosling, 34, welcomed their daughter in September. She's talked about eating well for her daughter.