She is a breastfeeding advocate and often shares her own experiences with her two children, Genie, 9 months, and Roman, three.
And Portia Oduba honored World Breastfeeding Week with a series of sweet snaps of herself feeding her daughter on Wednesdays for the past few months.
TV host Ore’s wife, 32, posted the photos to her Instagram grid alongside a candid message about how she found herself in a phase of ‘grief, denial and loss’ as her nursing journey drew to a close.
Loving mom: Portia Oduba honored World Breastfeeding Week with a series of sweet photos of herself feeding her daughter Genie, 9 months old, on Wednesday
Portia also revealed how she managed to handle two small children while breastfeeding.
She shared a selection of selfies with her youngest child, including a photo of her using an electric breast pump – the mother of two took to her social media to reflect on the past few months.
“Happy #breastfeedingweek,” she wrote.
“I think it’s a good time to let you know that my breastfeeding journey has now come to an end with Genie.”
Thumbs up: Portia shared a selection of selfies with her daughter, including a photo of her using an electric breast pump
Multitasking: Portia also revealed how she managed to cope with two small children while breastfeeding
“I’ve been in that phase of grief, denial, and loss that you feel… but with everything that’s happening in our lives right now, it was a good distraction in a way.”
Frankly, she added: I’ve been very lucky to have both of my kids captivated and to be honest I’ve really enjoyed it..less the nursing bras, the sore nipples and the leaky boobs, but it’s been a while which I will always cherish.’
Explaining how she handled two kids, she explained, “Feeding Genie was definitely a different experience to Roman, the second time there is no sitting and you get a large water and snacks bought for you while you rested and just fed.. second time was more like… one child hung from one breast while I put on the other child’s school shoes and then had a nice cold tea and a bite of Roman half-eaten toast as I left the house!’
Honest: Portia has always been candid about her breastfeeding journey. She added a car selfie that fed Genie to the whole batch of photos
She concluded: ‘I will always look back fondly on loving and proudly breast-feeding my children… but for now I will hang my… tits?! And close this chapter, but if you’re just starting yours… GO MOM, you’ve got this.’
The update comes after Portia revealed her daughter was rushed to hospital after a “little shock” over the weekend, when she urged parents to “follow their gut.”
The influencer, who took to her Instagram story last month, shared a series of black and white photos as she cradled the toddler.
In addition to the photos Portia wrote: ‘I went to MIA for a few days… we had to visit the emergency room this weekend while in Kent.’
Feeling better: Portia revealed her daughter was taken to hospital in July after a ‘little scare’
She continued: “Our little lady scared us off a bit, but she’s doing a lot better and she’s jumping back.
“24 hours later and the little lady was on the mend…and we were home with a smile…Thank you to all the wonderful doctors and nurses at Tunbridge Wells Hospital…you are incredible.”
Just a little reminder to yourself to always trust your gut… you know your baby better than anyone and you feel if something isn’t right or they aren’t, act on it. You will never be turned down…thanks NHS.’
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Scary: In addition to the photos Portia wrote: She continued: ‘Our little lady scared us a little, but she’s doing a lot better and she’s bouncing back’
Take action: Portia concluded: ‘Just a little reminder to yourself to always trust your gut… you know your baby better than anyone else’
Genie is Portia’s second child with husband Ore, as the couple are parents to son Roman, three.
Earlier this year, Ore admitted that welcoming a newborn while juggling his hectic work schedule and the adjustments in his family life left him feeling overwhelmed as he explained his recent panic attack.
The TV host, 36, opened up his first panic attack, which happened the day before a previous November appearance of Loose Women, with the ordeal coming just five weeks after welcoming his second child with wife Portia.
Ore joined the ladies of Loose Women discussing how the “seismic change” in his life was affecting his mental health, with the star admitting that things eventually “bubbled over.”
Difficult: Earlier this year, Ore admitted that welcoming a newborn while juggling his hectic work schedule left him feeling overwhelmed as he explained his recent panic attack
In a joint interview with his wife, Ore told Charlene White, Denise Welch and Kelle Bryan how he was quickly forced to tell his wife the truth about his attack because he knew he will likely be discussing mental health in the Loose Men special. of the show, the next day.
He said: ‘That was the first time I literally had the seizure the day before I was on the show, I only told Portia because I would be on national television the next day and there was a very good chance we would. started talking about mental health and the fact that I had this panic attack just 24 hours ago.
“And the last thing you want is for your wife to find out you’re having some trouble with the broadcast, so I thought it was definitely something we should talk about. I’m so glad we did, that we talked about it between us and then we have the Loose Women platform and can broadcast it on ITV… the response, the support from everyone has been so overwhelming.”
Open: The TV host opened up his first panic attack, which happened the day before an earlier Loose Women performance in November, with the ordeal coming just five weeks after welcoming his second child with wife Portia.