Duchess Kate opens up about mom guilt

Kate, a mother of three, spoke candidly about motherhood and her difficult pregnancies in her first-ever podcast interview
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We have an interview now with duchess Kate talking about motherhood, and the struggles he has, and the moments she calls mom guilt. Will reeve is outside Buckingham palace with more. Good morning, will. Reporter: Good morning, robin. Yeah. Kate got really candid in this podcast interview, and to par phrase one of her more revealing answers, she said, you think things are going to go back to the way that they were before you had a child, and you don't realize the impact that having a child has on your life until they arrive, but that no amount of planning or preparation can really get you ready for when that moment comes. This morning, she's one of the most famous mothers in the world, raising her three young children in the public eye. And now for the first time, the duchess of Cambridge is opening up about the realities of parenthood behind the palace Gates. Do you struggle with mom guilt? Yes, absolutely. Anyone who doesn't as a mother is actually lying. Even this morning, George and Charlotte were, like, how could you possibly not drop us off at school this morning? Reporter: In a rare, no holds bar interview on the podcast "Happy mum, happy baby," she admits her pregnancies were not easy. I had really bad morning sickness. I'm not the happiest of pregnant people. Lots of people have it far, far worse, but it was a challenge. My body was still able to take all the goodness from my body and to grow new life. Reporter: The 38-year-old revealing she turned to hypnobirthing, a mindfulness technique to help ease the pain of childbirth. The power of it really is meditation, and the deep breathing and I realized this is something I can take control of. It was hugely powerful, and because it had been so bad during pregnancy, I quite liked labor. It was nearly over. I knew there was going to be an ending. Some people might be surprised at how open she has been. She's the future queen. She's talking a lot about life behind closed doors, which we don't often get to hear about, but she found it important she reflect on her own experiences. Reporter: The duchess revealing how she felt about that iconic photo op, debuting prince George to the world just hours after giving birth. Slightly terrifying, I'm not going to lie. Both William and I were really conscious of, you know, this was something really everyone was excited about, and we were grateful about the support, but equally it was coupled with a newborn baby and sort of inexperienced parents and the uncertainty about what that held, so there was all sorts of mixed emotions. Reporter: And in other royal news, Harry and Meghan who announced their intentions to step back from senior royal duties were spotted over the weekend getting off of a commercial plane, carrying their own luggage in their reported new home country of Canada. Guys? All right, will. Just like us. Carrying my luggage for a lot of years. Good to know. We turn now to a very

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