She welcomed her second child with partner Leyman Lahcine a little less than three months ago.
And Paloma Faith said she felt “ guilty mixed with concern ” for returning to work for the first time since giving birth in a Twitter post on Wednesday.
The singer, 39, said she had ‘a lump in her throat all the time’, loved her newborn and that it ‘always feels too early’ to go back.
Candid: Paloma Faith said she felt ‘guilty mixed with concern’ for returning to work for the first time since giving birth in a Twitter post on Wednesday, where she shared glamorous snaps with a breast pump
In addition to her Twitter thread about her return to work, she shared two glowing images of herself using a breast pump.
She looked glamorous in the new snaps, showing off her skintight postpartum figure in a black crop top and red patterned skirt.
She wrote in the post, ‘Postpartum Diary – I did some work this week. My first two days back. The first was ok.
Honestly: The singer, 39, said she had ‘a lump in her throat all the time’, she loved her newborn and that it ‘always feels too early’ to go back
The second time I had a lump in my throat the whole time. I snapped at Leyman, I didn’t know why. I remember this feeling well from the first time.
Guilt mixed with concern that she won’t be properly cared for … turns out she was okay. I was not! Hahaha! Working mothers who go back to work: it always feels too early, if after 11 weeks you will be back like me, or if it is a year.
She continued, “And then you’re never really gone because you think about them, text them, before they pump (like in my pictures!). I’m going to try to pull a sick one. ‘
Glowing: In addition to her Twitter thread about her return to work, she shared two radiant images of herself using a breast pump
Paloma signed off by saying: ‘The only problem is that I have to have about 10 years off to raise my kids hahahaha! And then there is the dilemma about childcare. ‘
It comes after Paloma revealed last month that she spends most of the day ‘swearing’ in a candid post about parenting struggles.
The star shared the honest update on her Instagram page alongside a black and white photo of herself with her eight-week-old daughter, whose name is currently unknown.
The mother of two said, ‘If you’re a parent of small children, you literally don’t breathe until they go to bed. You swear all day that you can’t relax and when they sleep, you look at pictures of them for hours. ‘
Mom: It comes after Paloma revealed last month that she spends most of the day ‘swearing’ in a candid post about parenting issues
The mother of two said, ‘If you are a parent of small children, you literally don’t breathe until they go to bed’
She added: ‘You swear all day that you can’t relax and when they sleep, you look at pictures of them for hours.’
It came weeks after the doting mother revealed she was happy to show off the ‘rough parts’ of her work, just a day after her six-week-old baby was taken to the hospital with an infection.
While taking to Instagram to share a clip from her new BBC documentary Paloma Faith: As I Am – in which she opens up about juggling motherhood on a world tour – the hitmaker said her demanding schedule sometimes makes her feel indicates that she is being ‘drawn in’. million directions’.
Brave: It came weeks after the doting mom revealed she was happy to show off the ‘rough parts’ of her work just a day after her six-week-old baby was taken to hospital with an infection
The 60-minute film follows Paloma’s ups and downs as she goes on a world tour with a baby in tow in the ‘killer world’ of the music industry.
In a short clip shared on her social media, the pop star shows a snippet of her life on tour: she pushes her child’s pram on the tour bus and prepares baby food between shows.
The Only Love Can Hurt Like This hitmaker wrote in the caption, ‘Sometimes I feel like I’m being pulled in a million directions.
‘There are times when I wish I could be 4 places at a time, but I’m learning to take time for myself … And my kids!
“I’m glad I was able to show the rough side of my work and really show that you are a warrior, even when things in life may not be nice to you!”
Hours earlier, Paloma revealed that she had taken her daughter to the hospital with an infection and that she would have to stay the night.
She kept her fans updated on the new development while describing the situation as ‘damn sad’ and sharing a photo from the hospital.
Paloma – who also has a four-year-old daughter with partner Leyman – wrote: ‘Back at the hospital with my new baby, she has some sort of infection and we have to stay inside.
Growing Family: The singer recently welcomed her second child with partner Leyman Lahcine, with whom she also shares a four-year-old daughter. Pictured together in 2018
‘B **** y sad she’s so small and so sweet #godblessthenhs #ilovenhs’
She then took a swipe at Prime Minister Boris Johnson while sharing a photo of her hospital breakfast with the caption, ‘@borisjohnsonuk save the NHS breakfast for which he probably paid £ 40 per person’.
Paloma keeps fans in the loop on her pregnancy journey with a refreshingly honest postpartum diary series on Instagram.
The star spoke of her fear that her career, which has spanned more than a decade, could come to an end.
Speaking candidly in her documentary, she said she felt like she was ‘cheating on death’ as she was still releasing music after having her first child in 2016.
She Says: Paloma Keeps Fans Up To Date About Her Pregnancy Journey With A Refreshingly Honest Postpartum Diary Series On Instagram
Paloma, who has ten Top 40 hits and ten million record sales, said record label bosses were “ concerned ” about wanting to have a second child, reports The sun.
She said, “ I had dinner (with them) and there were signs of concern when I said I would like another child.
‘I feel like I’ve cheated death in some way, in terms of the death of my career, with a. And I feel like you might not be able to cheat death twice. ‘
The singer from Picking Up The Pieces added, “It feels a bit like it’s the end of an era for me right now.”
In the documentary, she also talked about her mental health, revealing that she had suicidal thoughts and felt “mentally unstable” from jet lag.
Musician Paloma candidly confessed that she had attempted to “unlock the window of her hotel room” after flying to Sydney to perform in 2009.
She said, ‘I had really bad experiences when I came to Australia. The first time I ever experienced jet lag I got a little disoriented and mentally unstable and had to cancel the tour. I was contemplating suicide. ‘
Paloma returned to Down Under in 2015 but was hospitalized exhausted and tweeted, “I don’t think all flying is very good for the body.”
She has spoken openly about her struggles with mental health and will explore the topic in her new documentary, which was filmed in 2018.
The star collaborated with director Jane Mingay on the film over the course of a year.
Struggle: Paloma, who has ten Top 40 hits and ten million record sales, said record label bosses were “ concerned ” about wanting to have a second child