New mom Claire Holt shared a post on Monday expressing feelings of self-doubt, just a day after her “Mini” magazine interview regarding her 2018 miscarriage hit stands.

“The Originals” actress, 30, posted a photo of her and her newborn son, James Holt Joblon, on Instagram.

She wrote:

This was me yesterday after struggling through a tough feed. Exhausted, in pain, feeling defeated. I’ve had many moments like this since my son arrived. My only concern is making sure his needs are met, yet I often feel that I’m falling short. Motherhood is an overwhelming combination of bliss and self-doubt. I try to remind myself that I can’t be perfect. I can’t be everything for everyone. I just have to do my best and take it one hour at a time. Thankfully, this little guy is worth every second of struggle. Mamas out there – tell me I’m not alone??

As US Weekly reports, Holt opened up about what it was like being pregnant after a miscarriage during her “Mini” magazine feature.

She said:
Our journey certainly hasn’t been an easy one. When we decided that we wanted to try for a baby, we were lucky to conceive fairly quickly. I remember feeling so joyful and excited when two lines appeared on the pregnancy test early last year. Sadly, we lost the baby late in the first trimester. It was devastating and I felt broken and ashamed. Because I experienced such intense grief, I found it very difficult to process things and move on. Thankfully, we were blessed with another pregnancy around five months later.
“The Vampire Diaries” actress revealed that although she and husband Andrew Joblon were excited she was pregnant, she didn’t want to get too excited the second time around.
 Holt said:

We were both so thrilled. … I do remember feeling a lot of anxiety once the initial excitement wore off. Because of the miscarriage, I didn’t want to get my hopes up. It was quite difficult to connect with the baby and I was on edge for most of the first semester.

As US Weekly reports, Holt said the miscarriage was a tragic experience for her and Joblon. However, she says it brought them closer together.

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