Carrying another life is a magical experience for some women, but Tamar Braxton admits she was not one of them.
Now that she’s a mommy, Tamar told Flaunt magazine that she thinks her son Logan Vincent Herbert may be an only child.
“God no,” Tamar answered when asked if she wanted to have any more babies. “I hated being pregnant. I felt like Invasion of the Body Snatchers.”
Although she admitted it wasn’t all bad, there were a few things that made the pregnancy a little tough for her. “It’s beautiful and it’s great just like everyone says, but there’s another side to it,” said Tamar. “My back. My feet. My skin went absolutely nuts. I had the itchies the whole day. Imagine scratching all day and you can never get to the itch.”
Her sisters were very real with her, when they told her on “Braxton Family Values” that pregnancy would take her through all types of changes–mental, emotional and physical. Still Tamar believes that most others didn’t really level with her about what pregnancy could be like and the challenges she might face as a new mom.
“Yes. People lie to you,” Tamar stated. “I was 100 percent open and honest on ‘Tamar and Vince’ because I was upset. I didn’t instantly connect with my baby, and no one told me this was common.”
Tamar faced a lot of criticism when she admitted that it took her a moment to really bond with her son. Since most moms say they fell in love the moment they first held their babies, Tamar was disappointed because she assumed the same would happen for her. Instead, she saw that play out with her husband and she had no clue about how to fix that.
“I was jealous because Vince and the baby connected instantly,” Tamar admitted. “It’s not that I didn’t love him; it’s not that I didn’t want to connect with him. I was upset because I didn’t instantly connect with him. I didn’t cry when I first saw him. I was confused. I was like, ‘What do I do now?’”
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