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Vogue Williams challenges comments about maternity leave being “time off”

Pic: Instagram/Vogue Williams

Vogue William’s and Joanne McNally’s hit podcast My Therapist Ghosted Me has returned after a brief hiatus while Vogue was welcoming her third child, Otto. And for their first episode back, Vogue opened up about the realities of maternity leave.

The model explained to listeners that maternity leave is far from a break.

Sharing how a producer had told her to enjoy her “time off”, the Dubliner said; “I said, ‘Oh, when are we coming back with the pod? I thought we were back last week’ and Joe was like, ‘Can you not just enjoy your little bit of time off?’”

“Time Off? This has been so difficult with the three of them.”

Pic: Instagram / Vogue Williams

Continuing; “I’ve bitten off more than I can chew. I’m wrecked, I cried today when I was trying to film something because Otto wouldn’t stop crying and yeah it’s very difficult.”

Vogue also revealed that one of the reasons things were harder this time around is due to her husband Spencer Matthews’ absence. The former reality star is currently away for five weeks working on a secret project.

Vogue confessed how hard it is without him there to help out.

Saying; “I feel like definitely now it feels like I’ve taken on too much, but you got to keep in mind, Spencer’s not here. I am up every single night on my own.”

Pic: Spencer Matthews/Instagram

Vogue and Spencer welcomed the little boy into the world on the 18th of April. Announcing the news with a sweet snap of their three children, she said:

“We are so happy to announce that our beautiful boy arrived safely on Monday evening. Bursting with love, he is the perfect addition to our family.”

Spencer also shared the news to Instagram saying; “And then there were three…”