Serena Williams reveals she was bedridden for six weeks following birth of her daughter
Serena Williams has revealed she was beridden for six weeks following the birth of his first daughter, for whom she wanted an emergency caesarean part, and that being a mom typically left her feeling “broken”.
The former world no 1 spoke whereas showing on the entrance cowl of US trend journal Vogue, the place she mentioned the medical problems she confronted throughout the birth of her child, Alexis Olympia.
She revealed not solely did she want an emergency C-section after the child’s heart-rate dropped however she additionally underwent a number of procedures to handle blood clots deciding on her lungs earlier than the wound saved opening up, leaving Williams bedbound.
The 36-year-old, who delayed her return to tennis after pulling out of this month’s Australian Open, additionally spoke in regards to the stress of being a dad or mum and the way it usually leaves her feeling like she can’t do it.
“Sometimes I get really down and feel like, man, I can’t do this,” she instructed Vogue journal. “It’s that very same unfavourable angle I’ve on the courtroom typically. I assume that’s simply who I’m.
“No one talks about the low moments – the pressure you feel, the incredible let-down every time you hear the baby cry. I’ve broken down I don’t know how many times. Or I’ll get angry about the crying, then sad about being angry, and then guilty, like, why do I feel so sad when I have a beautiful baby? The emotions are insane.”