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Kate Middleton admits to battling ‘mixed emotions’ after giving birth to Prince George

Evoke.ie logoEvoke.ie 21/4/2017 Hannah Moran

© Provided by Associated News Kate Middleton has admitted to battling ‘mixed emotions’ after she gave birth to her first child, Prince George.

The Duchess of Cambridge made the admission while speaking at a reception for London Marathon runners at Kensington Palace on Wednesday.

She also gave high praise to her brother-in-law Prince Harry for being open about his own mental health struggles.

© Provided by Associated News The 35-year-old spoke to several marathon runners at the event, talking about mental health awareness.

In the past, Kate has spoken about having a ‘lack of confidence’ when she became a parent to Prince George in July 2013.

She hosted a group of athletes at the palace as part of the Heads Together campaign she launched last year alongside her husband Prince William and his brother Prince Harry.

Kate Middleton admits to battling mixed emotions © Provided by Associated News Kate Middleton admits to battling mixed emotions Speaking to Neev Spencer, who was vocal about suffering from post natal depression after she had give birth, Kate admitting to her own first-time parent worries.

She told her: ‘Nothing can prepare you for motherhood – especially the first time round, the mixed emotions.’

After another athlete spoke to the Duchess about Prince Harry highlighting discussion around mental health issues, she said: ‘He’s been brilliant.’

© Provided by Associated News Kate has two children with Prince William, three-year-old Prince George, whom she gave birth to in 2013, and Princess Charlotte, who will be turn two in May.

It recently came to light that Kate has been using an online motherhood forum to keep in touch with other mothers in secret.

Related: British royal family is opening up on mental health (by Fox News)

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