Davina McCall reveals having children put a strain on her marriage

She announced she was splitting from her husband of 17 years in November last year. 

And Davina McCall has revealed having children put a huge strain on her marriage with Matthew Robertson, with her taking revenge on him when their daughter Holly arrived.   

The television presenter, 50, admitted she wanted to 'punish' him by keeping him up during their first-born's night-time feeds, leading to the pair sleeping in separate beds when they had Tilly and Chester.

Honest: Davina McCall has revealed having children put a huge strain on her marriage with Matthew Robertson, with her taking revenge on him when their daughter Holly arrived

Honest: Davina McCall has revealed having children put a huge strain on her marriage with Matthew Robertson, with her taking revenge on him when their daughter Holly arrived

Speaking on the Happy Mum, Happy Baby podcast, she said: 'I remember him going to the pub and I was going "Oh I will come... oh no I won't the baby's upstairs."

'With Holly I wanted to punish Matthew in some way and keep him up. So we slept in the same bed and with the feeds I would turn the light on and change the nappy. 

'You know- bedside light, do the feed, change nappy and think, well I am very sorry if you are asleep.'  

First-time mum: The television presenter, 50, admitted she wanted to 'punish' her husband Matthew (pictured above) by keeping him up during their first-born's night-time feeds

First-time mum: The television presenter, 50, admitted she wanted to 'punish' her husband Matthew (pictured above) by keeping him up during their first-born's night-time feeds

She continued: 'With the second and the third one we'd fall asleep in the bed together and with the midnight feed he'd go off

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