Beyonce’s new Netflix documentary Homecoming reveals what she passed through before and after the birth of her twins Sir Carter and Rumi.
The superstar, 37, speaks candidly about her pregnancy weight gain, the dangerous condition that required her to deliver her babies via emergency C-section and the drastic steps she took to get back in shape for Coachella.
‘I definitely pushed myself further than I knew I could and I’ve learned a very valuable lesson. I will never, never push myself that far again,’ Beyonce says in Homecoming as she reflects on the events of the past two years.
‘My body went through more than I knew it could,’ she explains. ‘I had an extremely difficult pregnancy……. And in the womb, one of my babies’ hearts paused a few times so I had to get an emergency C-section.’
With just months to recover from the birth and get ready for Coachella, Beyonce says she embarked on a strict vegan diet.
‘In order for me to meet my goals, I’m limiting myself to no bread, no carbs, no sugar, no dairy, no meat, no fish, no alcohol… I’m hungry,’ she says in Homecoming.
The singer adds: ‘It’s not like before when I could rehearse 15 hours straight. I have children. I have a husband. I have to take care of my body……Just trying to figure out how to balance being a mother of a six-year-old and of twins that need me, and giving myself creativity, and physically, there’s a lot to juggle.’