Kate Lawler hires ‘£ 140 a night nanny’ to help with newborn daughter Noa

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She has been very open about her struggles after welcoming baby Noa in February with her partner Martin.

And Kate Lawler has revealed she hired a nighttime doula to help her newborn baby after suffering sleepless nights since giving birth.

Taking to her Instagram Story on Friday, the former Big Brother star, 40, explained that her night-time doula was called Siobhan.

Struggles: Kate Lawler revealed she hired a nighttime doula to help her newborn baby after suffering sleepless nights since giving birth

She also added that while the couple planned to go to bed early, they still stayed up later anyway, even when they had the night to themselves.

A night doula provides overnight home support for families who have just welcomed a newborn baby – but the service doesn’t come cheap, with the Mirror reporting Kate could cost up to £ 140 a night.

She told fans on social media: ‘I’m going to hit the hay soon because our night doula Siobhan is going to be here.

Help: Taking to her Instagram Story on Friday, the former Big Brother star, 40, explained her night-time doula was called Siobhan

Help: Taking to her Instagram Story on Friday, the former Big Brother star, 40, explained her night-time doula was called Siobhan

“ Every time she comes we promise we’ll go to bed at 9:30 p.m. and we don’t. We go to bed at 11 o’clock …

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It comes after Kate revealed last week that she and her partner Martin had had the ‘most difficult day’ yet with their two-month-old baby girl as she confessed that things got her ‘ “ really touched ”.

The new mom took to Instagram at the end of the day with blurry-eyed snaps, admitting she felt like a ‘bad parent’ for struggling to get her baby into a routine.

Although Kate was celebrating her two month old baby and had shared a family photo to mark the occasion, she noticed that she wished a parent’s ‘job’ was a little ‘easier’ .

Honest: She also added that while the couple planned to go to bed early, they always stayed up later anyway, even when they had the night to themselves.

Honest: She also added that while the couple planned to go to bed early, they always stayed up later anyway, even when they had the night to themselves.

She wrote on her stories: “Noa is two months old today. It was also one of the most difficult days for us so far.

“ She cried constantly, barely slept, the feeding was stressful to both the breasts and the bottle. ”

She continued, “ Why every time you think you’ve turned a corner you’re having a really bad day? She was still smiling at us, making us laugh but also things really touched me today.

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“The pressure to have a routine and to get her to sleep more makes me feel like a bad parent because we’re not there yet.

The former Big Brother star continued, “ Always wishing to find this job easier and to feel happier. Luckily, I had the beau who sent me to bed and stayed downstairs with her until 2am. I should close my eyes.

Boost: A night doula provides overnight home support to families who have just welcomed a newborn (pictured with Martin)

Boost: A night doula provides overnight home support to families who have just welcomed a newborn (pictured with Martin)

“Big love to all my new parent comrades out there. If you’re doing well, if you’re not doing well, stay strong.

Kate also shared a blurry-eyed snap of herself checking off the things she managed to do while her partner looked after little Noa.

She said she had managed to use a hair mask, clean her face and change her sheets, but had yet to change her ‘sick’ pajamas.

The media personality has frankly documented her journey in motherhood on social networks.

Earlier this month, she shared another hectic night with her Instagram followers as she struggled to get her daughter Noa back to sleep.

The star posted a blurry-eyed selfie in her stories in the wee hours of the morning as she tried to adjust her baby girl after a late night feed.

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The former Big Brother star wrote: ‘Shout out to all the parents who can never get their baba back to sleep after a nighttime feed’ (sic).

Mal: Little Noa has been hospitalized three times in three weeks since she was welcomed into the world, and Kate has documented their trip on social media

Bad: Little Noa has been hospitalized three times in three weeks since she was welcomed into the world, and Kate has documented their trip on social media

The former reality TV star hasn’t had the easiest times since welcoming her daughter, recently admitting she was’ at breaking point ‘and in’ the darkest place ”.

Little Noa has been hospitalized three times in the three weeks since she was welcomed into the world, and Kate has documented their trip on social media.

The little girl was rushed to hospital with a temperature of 38C and underwent a series of blood tests as she battled an episode of Paronychia last month.

“ These were the most difficult, emotionally draining and stressful three weeks of my life, ” Kate revealed at the time.

Cute!  The former reality TV star hasn't had the easiest times since welcoming her daughter, recently admitting she was' at breaking point 'and in' the darkest place ''

Cute! The former reality TV star hasn’t had the easiest times since welcoming her daughter, recently admitting she was’ at breaking point ‘and in’ the darkest place ”

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