Jenna Dewan is reflecting on the feelings of isolation that she experienced after welcoming her first child, Everly, back in 2013. 

The 40-year-old “Step Up” star shares her 8-year-old daughter with ex-husband, Channing Tatum.

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While joining the latest episode of the “Dear Gabby” podcast, Dewan spoke about returning to filming on the “Witches of East End” in Vancouver shortly after giving birth. 

“I had to travel with her and at the time, Chan wasn’t available to be with us for the most part,” she recalled. “So, it was me, my doula and Evie all by ourselves travelling at six weeks.”

Dewan described that period of time as “really hard because that was long hours. I did have her on set with me constantly. It was just really difficult.”

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“I had a lot of postpartum anxiety I would say,” she continued. “It was like, I just never stopped. You know, you’re up a couple times in the night and then you’re working all day. I was breastfeeding, I was pumping, I was without a partner, I mean it was just craziness.”

The actress also spoke about welcoming her second child, 1-year-old Callum, with fiancé Steve Kazee.

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“This time around, I was so grounded,” she added. “Even though the world was crazy, I was home and in this love nest and it was different.”

After the podcast was published, some outlets suggested that Dewan was angry with Tatum for not being able to join them.

Dewan turned to Instagram to hit back at outlets for taking “an important conversation on a women’s experience with postpartum issues and pulled quotes to make it appear that I was slamming my daughter’s father, something I would never do.”

“As two working parents, we both faced challenges at the time, but I speak only for myself and not about him,” she continued.

Instagram Story. Photo: @jennadewan/Instagram
Instagram Story. Photo: @jennadewan/Instagram

She then encouraged everyone to “actually listen to the interview”, you “will clearly see that my words have been distorted for clicks and to push false, salacious gossip with no regard for actual people involved, or the message intended.”