Duchess Kate discusses her struggles as a young mother

Kate made headlines after revealing she felt “isolated” when Prince George was a baby.
1:47 | 01/23/20

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And now to our "Gma" cover story. Harry and Meghan aren't the only Royals in the headlines. Duchess Kate is on a mission this morning to help other mothers. Speaking out about her struggles when prince George was a baby and Maggie Rulli is outside kensington palace with more. Good morning, Maggie. Reporter: Good morning. We saw a different more personal side to Kate here. You know, 2020 was looking like it was going to be Kate's year, the year we saw her step into her own as a senior royal and now it seems like she's determined not to let all of the ongoing royal drama overshadow her big accomplishments. I'll join you if that's all right. Reporter: The duchess of Cambridge opening up about her struggles as a young mother, right after their first son was born and prince William was serving in the royal air force in Wales saying it was the first year and I just had George. William was still working with search and rescue and we came up here and I had a tiny, tiny baby in the middle of anglesey, it was so isolated, so cut off. Normally fiercely protective of her private life, the moment was a rare glimpse into what life was like. She said I didn't have any family around and he was doing night shifts. The duchess getting candid as part of a 24-hour media blitz across the uk meeting with young children and their parents, even visiting a prison to learn about the life of female inmates. She launches a landmark survey on children's health and happiness. I suppose interest a very personal perspective how much we all care for their future health and happiness and the opportunities that our children Reporter: And, guy, with this tour it seems like we're getting a glimpse of what life could look like in London without Harry and Meghan and it seems like the royal family plans to keep working and to make Kate front and center.

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