Millie Mackintosh has shared a radiant throwback snap of herself taken just days before she welcomed her daughter Sienna in May 2020.
Posting the topless snap on Instagram, doting mother Millie, 31, wore nothing but a pair of black briefs and as she posed in her bedroom mirror.
Dated 30 April 2020, the former Made In Chelsea star – who protected her modesty with a strategically placed arm – was soon to welcome Sienna into the world.
Radiant: Millie Mackintosh, 31, has shared a radiant throwback snap of herself taken just days before she welcomed her daughter Sienna in May 2020
Millie’s long blonde hair cascaded past her shoulders, and the TV personality added an orange-hued filter to the photo.
The mother-of-one looked fresh-faced in the snap, and didn’t appear to be wearing any make-up at all.
Behind Millie her unmade bed was visible, as was a sweet framed photo of her wedding to husband Hugo Taylor on her dressing table.
It comes after Millie revealed having larger breasts as a new mum has been a challenging ‘adjustment’ and she felt her lowest post-pregnancy when ‘nothing fitted.’
Sweet: Dated 30 April 2020, the former reality star – who protected her modesty with a strategically placed arm – was soon to welcome Sienna (pictured this month) into the world
Millie admitted she ‘never had to dress for boobs’ before welcoming daughter Sienna last year and joked her new cleavage is an ‘obstruction.’
In an exclusive interview with MailOnline, Millie revealed she varied between being in awe of her body after giving birth to feeling ‘stressed and self-conscious’ over nothing fitting her post-postpartum.
She said: ‘I never had to dress for boobs before! It has definitely been an adjustment. Milk boobs, they get bigger in pregnancy and then when your milk comes, that’s literally a whole other thing.
‘They’re just like obstructions! They just wouldn’t fit in anything. Then they started getting hard and leaking, it was a whole thing in that heatwave of last summer.’
Millie, who’s married to former Made in Chelsea co-star Hugo, 34, recently confessed to being ‘ashamed’ of her postpartum body.
But she insists those negative feelings came when she was at her lowest and frustrations about her clothes not fitting took over.
She explained: ‘I said at the time I did find it really hard having a baby and there were moments I did feel ashamed about my postpartum body. That is how I felt on a low day, not all the time.
‘They just wouldn’t fit in anything’: It comes after said having larger breasts has been a challenging ‘adjustment’ and she felt her lowest post-pregnancy when ‘nothing fitted’
‘I was trying to emphasise I would go between being in awe of my body and like “wow I created this baby” and having all this appreciation for myself and “I’m making milk and feeding her and it’s amazing” and other days I felt like – “argh, nothing fits, I feel uncomfortable and when I leave the house someone’s taking my picture.”
‘I had that stress to think about, that made me feel more self-conscious – but I didn’t feel like that all the time.
‘I do massively appreciate my body. As time went on, it got easier but I think it’s really important to be honest about these feelings and not to lie and say “I love my postpartum body every day!” I wanted to be honest about my reality but it’s not like that for everyone.’
Millie, who was first famed for throwing drinks on Made in Chelsea, attending glamorous parties and being part of the west London set alongside close pal Caggie Dunlop, admitted something finally clicked in her life after she became a mum.
‘They started leaking’: The former Made in Chelsea star admitted she ‘never had to dress for boobs’ before becoming a mum to Sienna and joked her new cleavage is an ‘obstruction’
She said: ‘It has changed me a lot. It has taught me a lot of lessons and I feel like I have come into myself more. I always wanted to be a mum. Things have clicked for me.
‘There are tough days and tough times but I really love it and Sienna’s amazing and I actually feel really fortunate to have had her during a lockdown because for us there have been a lot of benefits like having all the family time together with Hugo off work because he was on furlough, we had basically a year, the three of us, which was really amazing.
‘It has taught me to live more in the moment and take it one day at a time. Having a child has taught me to be more patient and she’s just the sweetest little thing, I’m so obsessed with her.’
‘I have come into myself more’: Millie admitted something finally clicked in her life after she became a mum to Sienna in May last year and she’s enjoying ‘twinning their looks’