Hilary Duff Shared Super-Personal Photos Of Her Home Birth, And I Cannot Clap Hard Enough

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As you might know, in addition to being a kickass actor and singer, Hilary Duff is an amazing mom to three kids.

On March 24, she and husband Matthew Koma welcomed their second child together, a daughter named Mae James Bair.

On March 24, she and husband Matthew Koma welcomed their second child together, a daughter named Mae James Bair.

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And Hilary just got realllly real about the process, sharing some super-intimate (and touching) photos of her home birth.

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"For me to feel safe during birth and get to where I need to go, it’s crucial to have the right support system," The Younger star added. "The perfect amount of space, counter-pressure, humor, stillness, and people that support my power."

Hilary also opened up about how lucky she feels to have such a great support system, writing,

Hilary also opened up about how lucky she feels to have such a great support system, writing, "My hubby is the most calm anchor in the room when I feel like climbing the walls, and my little Molly is an extraordinary doula who sat with me when I needed to be still and quiet. She quite enjoyed the fact that I was sitting on doggy puddle pads as my water had broken hours before 🤣"

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"My own mama was there to make all the snacks and watch with a big nervous smile as her baby brings her a new grandbaby earthside," Hilary continued.

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"The help that I have to support my other children while I am not able is maybe the most comforting thought of all. All hands on deck. Forever lol. This is hard work…every way a woman brings a baby in is."

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"From getting pregnant, to C-sections, hospital or home births, the breastfeeding journey (oy vey that one gets me every time), and raising these little beings responsibly to be stand-up, confident, kind citizens of the world."

It’s completely consuming. A tedious, magical, miraculous adventure…

It’s completely consuming. A tedious, magical, miraculous adventure…"

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"So cheers, almighty mothers. You make mountains move daily."

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This isn't the first time Hilary got personal about the process of giving birth and caring for a newborn. Back in April, she wanted new moms to know that it was okay to talk about having a tough time breastfeeding — because she was, too.

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"Just still painful and it's hard, and it's even harder having the other two that I know need me so much, and this takes up such a huge portion of the day. It seems like every 20 minutes, I'm feeding the baby, and I have to be sitting in one place," she added.

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Hilary also said that she gets anxiety at not having enough output, which only further affects her output.

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Thank you x10000 for always keeping it real, Hilary!

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