Southern Charm’s Cameran Eubanks on Why She Chose to Stop Breastfeeding: ‘It Was Affecting My Mental Health’

For Cameran Eubanks, motherhood has been “much harder than [she] ever expected” it to be.

The Southern Charm star welcomed her initial child with father Jason Wimberly, daughter Palmer Corrine, on Nov. 11. And given Palmer’s birth, a new mom has endured during slightest one large challenge: breastfeeding.

“When we got pregnant, we done a preference that we wanted to be unequivocally honest about what we went by on amicable media, and with breastfeeding in particular, we feel like there’s so most pressure on women these days that if we don’t breastfeed, you’re a bad mom, you’re not organic and you’re not doing a best thing for your baby,” Eubanks, 34, told PEOPLE Now in a new chat.

The star announced on Instagram in Jan that she had done a preference to stop nursing her daughter after roughly 3 months, pity her “choice” to quit “in hopes it will make other mothers feel reduction alone.”

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“It was starting to make me vexed and it was inspiring my mental health, so we chose to chuck a towel in,” Eubanks adds of breastfeeding. “I consider a lot of women do a same though they don’t wish to acknowledge to it, so they distortion and they contend their divert dusty adult or they had an issue.”

She continues, “I’ve perceived so most certain feedback from women saying, ‘Oh my God, we felt a same approach though we didn’t wish to contend it. we didn’t wish to be judged.’ ”

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Of any mom-shaming criticism, Eubanks says she “put it to a side,” observant that “everybody’s knowledge as a mom is individual.”

“I consider a main law-breaker is amicable media,” she says. “It’s amicable media, a mom blogs — everybody tries to paint this picture-perfect picture of motherhood and it’s not realistic.”