Jenna Dewan: Channing Tatum 'was not available' after daughter's birth

The 'Step Up' actor recalls her postpartum struggles.

8/3/2021 11:31:00 PM

Jenna Dewan was 'without a partner' after welcoming daughter with Channing Tatum

The 'Step Up' actor recalls her postpartum struggles.

The "Step Up" actor recalls her postpartum struggles.Aug. 3, 2021, 3:06 PM UTCByRachel Paula AbrahamsonJenna Dewan revealed how difficult life was without partner Channing Tatum as a new mom to daughter Everly, who was born in 2013.“At the time, Chan wasn't available to be with us for the most part,” Dewan, 40, revealed on the “

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” podcast. “So it was me, my doula, and Evie all by ourselves traveling at six weeks.”Dewan, who resumed filming “Witches of East End” when Everly was a newborn, recalled struggling with “a lot of postpartum anxiety.”“I did have her on set with me constantly… I just never stopped. You know, you’re up a couple of times in the night and then you’re working all day,” she shared. “I was breastfeeding. I was pumping. I was without a partner, I mean it was just craziness.”

Channing Tatum and a then-pregnant Jenna Dewan posed at the 85th Academy Awards in 2013.Ian West / PA Images via Getty ImagesTatum was in the delivery room when Everly was born, but has acknowledged that he was away from her “12 to 13 hours” every day, due to his filming schedule. headtopics.com

“I feel like I come home and I feel like she’s changed — like her face looks different,” Tatum, 41, told The Hollywood Reporter in 2013. “You feel like every minute that you miss is horrible.”Dewan and the “Magic Mike” star, 41,in 2018, ending a relationship that began when they were cast in the 2006 movie “Step it Up.”

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He was making a movie. She was not trying to bad mouth him Yes she said he was filming a movie… Stop cherry picking what she said. You make is sound like she is blaming him when she wasn't. Stop clickbating.

Jenna Dewan shares postpartum battle after welcoming baby with ex Channing TatumThe Step Up star was left holding her baby when work kept her away from Channing a few short weeks after their daughter arrived and she was trying to juggle her own career

Jenna Dewan Recalls Being 'Without a Partner' After Welcoming Daughter With Channing Tatum - E! OnlineJenna Dewan reflected on the 'postpartum anxiety' she had after welcoming her and Channing Tatum's daughter, and how difficult it was to balance parenting with their busy schedules: 'It was me, my doula and Evie all by ourselves traveling at six weeks.' Just her and her doula and her make up artist and hair stylist and nutritionist and trainer and assistant and nanny. Everyone is 'allowed' to have PPA. The issue is she can afford help, people, etc. Some women (many actually) have no one. That's the difference. Most women are too poor to have a doula with them. Many are too poor to travel. Our hearts go out to you Ms. Dewan Lol. I’m gonna go out on a limb here and say Dewan is not well-educated. Her comments are thoughtless and callous. Epic fail at being real. Haha!

Everything We Know About Jenna Dewan's 2 Kids, Everly and CallumJenna Dewan is mom to two kids — a daughter named Everly with ex-husband Channing Tatum, and a son named Callum with fiancé Steve Kazee.

Jenna Dewan Recalls Being 'Without a Partner' After Welcoming Daughter With Channing Tatum - E! OnlineJenna Dewan reflected on the 'postpartum anxiety' she had after welcoming her and Channing Tatum's daughter, and how difficult it was to balance parenting with their busy schedules: 'It was me, my doula and Evie all by ourselves traveling at six weeks.' Just her and her doula and her make up artist and hair stylist and nutritionist and trainer and assistant and nanny. Everyone is 'allowed' to have PPA. The issue is she can afford help, people, etc. Some women (many actually) have no one. That's the difference. Most women are too poor to have a doula with them. Many are too poor to travel. Our hearts go out to you Ms. Dewan Lol. I’m gonna go out on a limb here and say Dewan is not well-educated. Her comments are thoughtless and callous. Epic fail at being real. Haha!

Everything We Know About Jenna Dewan's 2 Kids, Everly and CallumJenna Dewan is mom to two kids — a daughter named Everly with ex-husband Channing Tatum, and a son named Callum with fiancé Steve Kazee.

Jenna Dewan shares postpartum battle after welcoming baby with ex Channing TatumThe Step Up star was left holding her baby when work kept her away from Channing a few short weeks after their daughter arrived and she was trying to juggle her own career