Ciara tried to find the "silver lining" whilst pregnant through the COVID pandemic.



The 34-year-old singer - who gave birth to her third child, her second with husband Russell Wilson, back in July - admits it was tough to be expecting in lockdown but she felt grateful to be able to have the "gift to be able to give birth".

She shared: "I think my biggest mission or focal point was to try my best to always find the silver lining through it all, and to find the positive moments. I think you have to take a step back and think about it."The reality is it's a blessing and a gift to be able to give birth, so if you think about that, that kind of supersedes everything."

Ciara - who also has Sienna Princess, three, with American Football player Russell and Future Zahir, six, from a previous relationship - admits it has been an "unforgettable experience" giving birth during lockdown.

Speaking on The Motherhood Juggle series with USO and Motherhood Maternity, she added: "When we were learning about COVID, I was always looking for articles that would talk about infants when they're born, and there wasn't a lot of articles about that, so for me, I was like, I'm going to be one of those moms that are in the experimental phase of it all, too, to see what happens. So it's definitely been a memorable one, an unforgettable experience ...

"It's a balancing act, and I will say, there's a saying it takes a village. Whether it's your mom, whether it's your sister, if there's some way I encourage people to also have that person help, if possible."

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