‘Don’t expect your body to come back’: Portia Oduba poses in lingerie three days after giving birth – as husband Ore admits he hasn’t stopped crying since they welcomed daughter Genie
Portia Odube flaunted her postpartum figure in lingerie while urging new moms not to feel pressure to “get back in shape.”
The TV researcher took to Instagram just three days after the birth of daughter Genie on Monday to make a powerful statement.
Cradling her newborn while dressed in a nursing bra, the new mom posed front and side in the snaps, captioning: ‘It takes 9 months to grow a baby, so don’t expect your body to’ ‘ flips back “‘.”
Stunning: Portia Odube showed off her postpartum figure in lingerie on Monday as she urged new moms not to feel pressured to ‘get back in shape’
She added the hashtags: “#loveyourself #mypostpartumbody #realbody #normal”.
Genie is Portia’s second child with husband Ore, as the couple are parents to son Roman, three.
Roman met his sibling over the weekend and Ore admitted he couldn’t hold back his tears after seeing his two kids together.
In a sweet message on Monday, he wrote: ‘So overwhelmed…this weekend was A LOT!!! When Ro met his little sister I think I cried enough to flood the house and your messages just melted us. Thank you.
“But this one is for Ro and Genie’s mom… you are our hero, we love you SO much @portiajett.”
Making a statement: The TV researcher took to Instagram just three days after daughter Genie’s birth to make a powerful statement (pictured right in August, when she was eight months pregnant)
Portia and Ore, married since 2015, announced their new arrival on Instagram on Friday with Ore penning: ‘Been dreaming about you… Welcome, Genie our perfect little girl @portiajett (15/10/21)’.
Meanwhile, Portia announced the news by writing: Our little girl… [sic] You have completed our Genie Oduba..’
The family of four is back into their routine, with Portia going to her stories to share a video of herself breastfeeding as she sat at the table for dinner with her brood.
Adorable: Genie is Portia’s second child with husband Ore Oduba, as the couple are parents to son Roman, three
Sweet: Roman met his sibling over the weekend and Ore admitted he couldn’t hold back his tears after seeing his two sons together
Portia also spoke about the long nights she had eating and shared a photo of herself in bed with the caption: ‘Morning! Well done to all the moms and parents who work the long night shifts…
“Ore drove Ro to school this morning…and I’m enjoying a cup of coffee in bed before Genie wakes up!”
The couple announced the news they were expecting to Hello! magazine in May this year to mark the 10th anniversary of their first date.
Multitasking mom: The family of four is back in their routine, with Portia going to her stories to share a video of herself breastfeeding while eating
Feel: Portia also spoke about the long nights eating, and shared a picture of herself in bed
He said: ‘We are excited. I never thought I would find the person I wanted to spend the rest of my life with, so when I think that 10 years after our first date we have an amazing little boy and another baby on the way, I get pretty emotional.
“This is the life I’ve always dreamed of.”
Portia and Ore first met in 2010, when the couple met at Loughborough University, where Ore was studying.
He proposed to her four years later, and they married the following year, with the wedding taking place at Penshurst Place in Kent in November 2015.
Happy news! Portia and Ore, who have been married since 2015, announced their new arrival on Instagram on Friday