Isabelle Daza: Being a glam mom ‘not my reality’
A look at new mom Isabelle Daza’s Instagram feed shows her dressed in comfort and style as she performs her motherhood duties, from breastfeeding to taking a sunny stroll.
She also makes sure that she and her baby boy are in matching outfits, whether it’s in color or pattern.
Daza admitted in her latest Instagram post that the “glam” photos are a way of having fun amid the daily challenges.
“One thing I struggled with definitely is my weight gain so I compensate by taking nice photos where I’m ‘glammed up’,” she said. “But the truth is this isn’t my reality!”
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Today marks my 8th week after giving birth. My breastfeeding journey has been both wonderful & a challenge: from learning how to latch the baby to burping him- then putting the baby back to sleep after burping, taking him a bath and worrying about jaundice, late night crying and singing weird rhymes to appease him… One thing I struggled with is definitely is my weight gain so i compensate by taking nice photos where I’m “glammed up” but the truth is this isn’t my reality! 😅I just I don’t have the guts to post my eye bags and disheveled hair. Becoming a mom has been a learning experience and I’m loving every minute of it. Ok maybe not the 2am-4am feeding minutes. But now I’m ready to introduce the bottle so I can have a few extra hours of rest a night. #motherhood
“I just don’t have the guts to post my eye bags and disheveled hair,” she confessed.
She opened up on breastfeeding her 2-month-old, stating that “it has been both wonderful & a challenge.”
It involved “taking (sic) him a bath and worrying about jaundice, late night crying and singing weird rhymes to appease him.”
“Becoming a mom has been a learning experience and I’m loving every minute of it,” she said, adding, “Ok maybe not the 2am-4am feeding minutes.”
“But now I’m ready to introduce the bottle so I can have a few extra hours of rest a night,” she revealed.
Fellow moms expressed support for her journey, sharing their experiences and advising that breastfeeding helped with weight loss.
@imchrisinva said, “It will get better. I breastfed my three children the first was the most challenging,” noting that eventually, midnight feedings ceased for her.
“He wants to nurse every 2 hours!” Daza said of her baby boy.
“Breastfeed (sic) is best for babies up to 2 years, giving more strength to the bones and boost the immune system and easy way to loose (sic) weight for the mommy, base (sic) on my experience,” said @kathmaeanne0212.
“You’re doing great, momma Belle!” @demibarluado chimed in. “You’re not less of a mother for choosing to bottle-feed him.”
Daza is the latest in her “It Girls” group to be inducted to motherhood, following model Georgina Wilson and stylist Liz Uy. Her son is her first child with Adidas Philippines general manager Adrien Semblat. /ra
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