Kelly Ripa remembers the haunting words her husband Mark Consuelos left for her when she gave birth.
The TV personality, 52, responded to an Instagram post over the weekend, writing, “Something your partner did or said or brought to the hospital really helped your birth experience. I asked to share with.
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Some commenters offered remembrances of “jalapeno margaritas after delivery,” toasted bagels, extra pillows, and various questions, but Ripa decided to be honest with her responses!
“Can I eat?” Ripa recalled Conseulos, 51, asking during childbirth.
Also, “Since you’ve been here for a while, I’m going to the batting cage.”
Ripa and Consuelos have three children — Joaquin, 19, Laura, 21, and Michael, 25. All My Children The actor decided to hit some balls and grab a bite.
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Ripa is not afraid to be transparent, even on difficult subjects. her September 2022 book release, Live Wire: Long story short storytouched on several untold stories throughout her career, including one involving late co-host Regis Philbin.
“It was the hardest chapter to write,” she told PEOPLE in her cover story. I want you to know that it took me years to earn my place there and to earn a routine” was given to a man I worked with. Putting my office and my computer Includes location.
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Ripa also opened up about the “terrifying, thrilling, liberating, shocking and quiet” journey she and Conseulos recently took to become an empty nester. She said, “There was a moment when we were going to be that couple. A third child going to college and a divorce is all it takes.”
“But there was another moment when I went to the beach alone for the first time since our honeymoon with cheese and baguettes,” Ripa continued. I realized I hadn’t noticed the sunset because I was careful not to let the kids jump into the water when I wasn’t looking.”
“So for us, I think it was, ‘Oh, this next phase of our lives, this is great.'”
Ripa and her husband are enjoying their current life and often spend their vacations with their three children. In December live with kelly and ryan The host shared a family photo with fans in front of the Christmas tree.
“Merry Christmas ♥️ Consuelos family (1 dog, 2 kids),” she captioned the photo.