New mom Melissa Ricks revealed that being a mother to her first baby Kiera Kelly is proving to be quite challenging.
“Challenging sa fact na hindi ko siya mapatahan. Natataranta ako kapag hindi ko siya mapatahan, hindi ko alam kung ano ang gusto niya. I’ve never held a baby before lalo na ‘yung ganon kaliit,” she revealed in a taped interview aired on The Buzz on Sunday.
She admitted that “Hindi ako marunong mag-alaga, natataranta ako lagi.”
It may be recalled that Melissa gave birth to her first child with boyfriend Charles Togezaki last January 12.
Good thing that her own mom is currently in the country to help and teach her with the mommy tasks.
Almost a month since baby Kiera was born, Melissa and Charles, are said to be preparing for their unica hija’s baptism.
“Nung nalaman kong buntis ako sinulat ko na ‘yang mga ninong at ninang eh. Si Gretchen Fullido, si Bianca Manalo, si Kim Chiu, si Julia Montes si Matt Evans, si Paulo Avelino, si Joem Bascon,” she said.
With their baby now here and with a plan to slow down in showbiz for the meantime, the 25-year-old actress was asked whether she’s now gearing up to tie the knot with Charles.
“Siguro in God’s time. Right now hindi pa namin iniisip ang [ganyan], ano namin si baby talaga. ‘Pag dumating, darating din ‘yan and exciting ang journey ng buhay ko,” she said.
Meanwhile, soon-to-be mom Cristine Reyes is also facing her very own motherhood challenge.
Recent reports claimed that Cristine missed the baby shower prepared for her by variety show ASAP due to the fact that her pregnancy was placed in a delicate condition.
Without confirmation as to what really happened to her, the sexy actress, who turned 26 last February 6, posted a couple of photos on her Instagram account while inside what seemed like a hospital room.
Early this week, rumors made rounds that Cristine is already set to give birth anytime. However, according to Cristine’s sister Ara Mina via a text sent to The Buzz her sister hasn’t given birth yet.
Cristine’s Viva Artists Agency handler on the other hand confirmed that Cristine was indeed absent on her baby shower. She also revealed that it happened because the actress was advised by her doctor to rest.
Moreover, after talking to Cristine’s boyfriend Ali Khatibi, her handler also revealed that she’s now in a better condition.
While the reason remains unclear, rumor has it that she had early contractions so she had to go to the hospital.