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'I'd torture myself. There were so many tears': Jesinta Franklin reveals breastfeeding struggles following the birth of her daughter Tullulah left her 'wrecked physically and emotionally'

By Zoe Burrell For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 14:32 BST, 5 September 2020 | Updated: 14:49 BST, 5 September 2020

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Jesinta Franklin and her husband, Lance 'Buddy' Franklin welcomed their daughter, Tullulah, six months ago. 

And, the 29-year-old model has opened up about the struggles of becoming a mum for the first time. 

In an interview with Body + Soul the Australian explained the difficulties she had breastfeeding left her 'wrecked'. 

Struggles: In an interview with Body + Soul this week, Jesinta Franklin (pictured) explained the difficulties she had breastfeeding

Struggles: In an interview with Body + Soul this week, Jesinta Franklin (pictured) explained the difficulties she had breastfeeding

'I was so exhausted, my body was wrecked and, mentally, there were so many tears,' she said. 

'I was encouraged to still pump because I was told that one teaspoon of breast milk a day was better than nothing. I'd torture myself to get even half a teaspoon.'

She went on to add that 'pressure' she felt to breastfeed really affected her mentally. 

Baby joy! Jesinta welcomed her first child, daughter Tullulah, six months ago but revealed that the 'pressure' she felt to breastfeed 'messed with her head'

Baby joy! Jesinta welcomed her first child, daughter Tullulah, six months ago but revealed that the 'pressure' she felt to breastfeed 'messed with her head' 

Pain: 'I was so exhausted, my body was wrecked and, mentally, there were so many tears,' she said. 'I was encouraged to still pump because I was told that one teaspoon of breast milk a day was better than nothing. I'd torture myself to get even half a teaspoon'

 Pain: 'I was so exhausted, my body was wrecked and, mentally, there were so many tears,' she said. 'I was encouraged to still pump because I was told that one teaspoon of breast milk a day was better than nothing. I'd torture myself to get even half a teaspoon' 

'It messed with my head so much – the bottle and breast and cleaning

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