Vanessa Morgan Shares the ‘Good AdviceShe Received from Kelly Ripa After Son River’s Birth

Vanessa Morgan Shares the 'Good Advice' She Received from Kelly Ripa After Son River's Birth

モーガン, 29, who plays Toni Topaz on the CW hit, tells PEOPLE that her costars stepped up to help her out when she gave birth to her first child River, 今は誰ですか 9 生後数ヶ月. Morgan welcomed her son in January with her estranged husband, マイケルコペック.

The actress says her costars have been eager to support her as a new mom, including former costar マーク・コンスエロス と彼の妻, ケリーリパ.

“出産後、ケリーと話をしました,” says Morgan, who is partnering with Oral B to promote their new iO brush. “マーク, they were just excited for me, そして私に美しい, 川のための美しいベビー服。”

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Morgan also shares that after she gave birth to River via cesarean section, Ripa was a great resource to talk to.

“ケリー, 彼女も持っていて、癒しのための良いアドバイスをくれました, シリコン包帯を使用する, それが私が使っているものです,” Morgan says. “そして彼女はちょうど私に言った, 'うん, 1年まであなたはまだ痛みを感じるかもしれません,’ そして、これらすべてのもの. So it was nice talking to somebody else who’s been through it. 彼女は私にそのように癒しの良いアドバイスをくれました。”

Morgan says that when she first gave birth to River, “it was really niceto have her リバーデイル family come by and meet her son for the very first time.

“彼らはちょうどのようでした, '何てことだ, you’re a mom. This is River.Because he’s been in my stomach when we were filming and working,” she explains of her castmates, including Madelaine Petsch, K.J. Apa, リリ・ラインハート, Camila Mendes and Cole Sprouse.


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While it was an adjustment for everyone to meet River, Morgan also says the experience has been “特別な” because she’s been lucky enough to share it with her リバーデイル 同僚.

It took them a while to comprehend this is your baby. それは奇妙だ,” 彼女は思い出します. “But it’s just been so special being able to share motherhood with them and they’ve been so supportive. River has this whole family, uncles and aunts of people on my show, and it’s so nice. Everybody loves him. He has his own trailer at work.

Morgan says her son will soon be turning 1 and so she’s trying to make more time for self-care, 人々に伝える, “I’m doing the best I can.

I find doing the little things for me,” 彼女は説明します. “私はしようとしています, now that he’s 9 生後数ヶ月, to do little things, to do a face mask at night after he goes to bed, and waking up in the morning and getting ready and doing those little things.

Morgan adds, “It’s definitely starting to make a difference in my mood, and feeling like I’m still a person regardless. I’m River’s mom first, but I’m still me. I can still do my fun little self-care routines. I think that doesn’t help me forget that it’s so important, but I’m now getting back into it.