The 50-year-old TV presenter split from her husband of 17 years in November last year, and Davina backtracked to the time their first born Holly, now 16, put a strain on their marriage as she tried to “punish him” by keeping him awake during their daughter’s night feeds.
She revealed: “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, the bedside light, do the feed, change nappy and think, well I am very sorry if you are asleep.”
The former Big Brother host also divulged that Matthew sometimes stayed in the spare room when the couple had two more children Tilly, 14, and Chester, 11.Related articles
I wanted to punish Matthew in some way and keep him up
Speaking on the Happy Mum, Happy Baby podcast with host Giovanna Fletcher, 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 and sleep in the spare room, which sounds selfish. Guy gets to go to sleep.
“But if one gets some sleep then they can make tea or whatever for the other one.”
Davina also admitted that she is honest with her three children about her past drug addiction.
The brunette battled alcoholism and a heroin addiction through her twenties, and unveiled that her children are