Vlogger Dani Barretto opened up about her postpartum journey in an Instagram post on Saturday, April 17.
According to Dani, it was a “long and painful” journey for her — admitting she has cried many times as she went through with it.
“2 months postpartum and NOW. This was a loooooong and painful journey and I’m not done yet. You have no idea how many times I cried in front of the mirror because my clothes don’t fit me anymore, or how hideous I thought I looked,” Dani wrote.
But as Dani found herself breaking down from time to time, she came into realization that her daughter, Millie, needed a healthy mom and not someone who has a slim figure.
“Then I caught myself in between a breakdown one morning because I heard my daughter laugh from downstairs. I remembered what matters the most. All my insecurities just faded away. The weight I can lose, Millie needs a healthy Momma, physically and mentally,” she stated.
Sharing her advice to all the moms who are going through the same situation, she remarked: “So to all the moms out there who are going through the same thing, YOU ARE ENOUGH. You birthed a beautiful baby in this world, you’re a superwoman! Never forget how strong you are. Keep going and never give up. You got this! #MomBodAndProud”
See her post below:
Last September, Dani penned a sweet message for her daughter on her first birthday celebration.
"I can still remember the first time I held you in my arms, I never thought that kind of love was possible. My heart was overflowing with joy and gratitude. I couldn’t stop thanking the Lord for giving me you," she said.
Dani went on: "Oh Millie, you changed mama’s life in so many beautiful ways. I am who I am today because of you. You gave meaning and purpose to my life. You’re truly God’s greatest gift to Dada and Mama!”
Dani Barretto gave birth to her daughter with husband Xavi Panlilio back in 2019.