She is a proud mother of her daughters Matilda, three years old, and Delilah, four months old.
And Helen Flanagan has spoken frankly about her experience of motherhood and her battle with anxiety in an exclusive interview with MailOnline, explaining how she finally overcame her fear of breastfeeding in public.
The 28-year-old actress, who shares her two daughters with her fiancé Scott Sinclair, also admitted that she had resorted to therapy to deal with her mental health problems and mocked the possibility of returning to Coronation Street.
Speaking: Helen Flanagan has spoken frankly about her experience of motherhood and her battle with anxiety in an exclusive interview with MailOnline.
Explaining how her attitude toward breastfeeding has changed since she received her second child, Helen said, "I had Matilda, I felt a lot about nervous breastfeeding in public and always came back to my car." I think I felt more anxious anyway. But this time I feel much more confident and I do not feel anxious at all.
"I love it when I need it when I'm away from home and it really does not bother me, sometimes I use a blanket and sometimes I do not, sometimes I have to hold Delilah and I'm not going to use it if I'm upset and annoyed, so I just do what I It's right for my baby and if someone has a problem, that's their problem, not mine.
"Scott always tells me:" Breastfeeding is the most natural thing, it's ridiculous that some people have a problem with that, "so it's also good to have a partner who supports it."
Helen has accepted motherhood as a water duck and believes it is the most satisfying job she has ever had.
"I do what's right for my baby": Helen is a proud mother of daughters Matilda, three, and Delilah, four months (pictured) – and says she has finally overcome her fear of breastfeeding in public with her second child
New campaign: Helen has partnered with The Original Factory Shop and Make-A-Wish UK to encourage families to dedicate quality time so that the lives of family members become increasingly busy in the modern world of today.
The soap star was enthusiastic: "I always wanted to have a baby, that's what I've always wanted, I think it has made me much happier, it gives you a perspective and helps you rationalize what is important. real purpose
"I feel like my girls make me feel like I can do anything." I love being a mom, I love everything. Sometimes I think "this is going to be very difficult" because I'm tired or whatever, but it's also amazing and I really enjoy it.
"I feel like this time, after having Delilah, I feel it's easier because you know how you're going to feel." The first time with Mathilda, I felt more anxious, but now I know how to deal with it the second time.
He also said he would love to have two more children and hopes to twist the arm of Scott, his football partner.
"I really want to have four," he said. "I think Scott says 'maybe three,' but I do not know, we'll see how we're doing, but I definitely want more, I'm sure I'll eventually go my way."
Beloved: the 28-year-old actress shares her two daughters with her fiancé Scott Sinclair and says he is the most supportive companion she could ask for.
Dad Knit: Helen and Scott, who got engaged in May, try to make time for each other as a couple, as well as their family obligations
The brunette beauty admitted that while life has changed since she had children, she still tries to make time for Celtic Scott end.
She insisted, "I'm very lucky because he's so good with dad, we're far from our families, so it's just him and me all the time." I think it's really important to make that time for each other. have an appointment at night where they are not just parents, they are a couple ".
But despite her happy family life, Helen has secretly struggled with anxiety, something she feels nervous about speaking publicly.
The first star of I'm A Celebrity said: "When it was World Mental Health Day and people put things on Instagram, I was worried about putting something on because I feel very lucky and did not want it to look like a search for attention" . submit.
Campaign: The Original Factory Shop, has supported the charity Make-A-Wish UK for five years, and this year has developed a beautiful range of limited edition pajamas for the whole family with £ 2 from the sale of each set of pajamas in a straight line. to the foundation
"After having a baby, her anxiety may get worse." For me, I've always struggled with anxiety since I was younger, but when I had Mathilda it was very, very bad.
"Although I was happy and did not feel depressed, I had a great anxiety that affected my life." Nothing bad has ever happened to me, it's just the way I'm connected. "
Helen revealed that she has since seen a therapist to cope, and discovered that cognitive behavioral therapy has helped alleviate her anxiety.
She revealed: "I saw a therapist that I had known for quite some time, I had weekly sessions with her, I had CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) and I could find it really warm, I find that really useful, when someone is warm and friendly, someone like that.
Helen was enthusiastic: "They produce incredible things for really poor children and make their wishes come true, they asked me if I would like to get involved with the charity and that is something I would obviously love to do, being a mother myself".
"That helped a lot because sometimes anxiety can really consume you, it can be really horrible and you feel like you're alone when you really are not, but I feel really lucky because I could pay for therapy sessions, but also because I have a very good mother with whom I could talk about my anxiety. "
Helen also scoffed at the possibility of a reappearance of Coronation Street, revealing that she loves to play her flirtatious alter-ego Rosie Webster and would never rule out a return to the cobbles of Weatherfield.
Speaking about the right time to return after the birth of Delilah, she said: "Going back to Coronation Street was something that really helped me, with Matilda." That was something I really wanted to do because I felt it was healthy for me to really do something, feel good and be more myself.
"I want to wait until the New Year before I really look for something." I just do not feel ready because Delilah is only four months old. "
Anxiety: Helen also spoke about resorting to therapy to face her battle with anxiety, and said that mental health is something that she felt nervous when discussing in the past.
Helen has partnered with The Original Factory Shop and Make-A-Wish UK to encourage families to dedicate quality time so that the lives of family members become increasingly busy in today's modern world.
The Original Factory Shop, has supported the charity Make-A-Wish UK for five years, and this year has developed a beautiful range of limited edition pajamas for the whole family with £ 2 from the sale of each set of pajamas that go directly to the Make-A-Wish Foundation *.
Helen and The Original Factory Shop have met with children who are currently receiving support from Make-A-Wish UK to bring hope and excitement to their lives.
The range of limited edition pajamas will be launched in the store on October 22 at The Original Factory Shop. Families are encouraged to share their quilt day photos with the hashtag #BeAStar.
Get yours: the range of limited edition pajamas will be launched in the store on October 22 at The Original Factory Shop.