February 23, 2021

Princess Eugenie Praised for Skipping Royal Glam & Showing Natural Postpartum Pic with Her Son

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Fans praised Princess Eugenie for skipping royal glam and sharing the real postpartum look in new family pictures with her baby. 

Fans of Princess Eugenie praised her for not going full glam in the new family photos she shared with her newborn son, August Philip Hawke Brooksbank. 

The photos on Instagram are of the family of three posed together. Her husband, Jack Brooksbank's matches his son as his jersey is the same shade of blue as little August's blanket. 


Eugenie looked beautiful in her cream dress, brown coat, and bright yellow headband. Fans praised her for showing a real postpartum body in the photos. 

The new mom used the opportunity to reveal her newborn's full name, which honors many of his parents' ancestors. The captions of her Instagram post reads:

"We wanted to introduce you to August Philip Hawke Brooksbank.. ???⁣ Thank you for so many wonderful messages. "


Many fans took to the comment section to congratulate the new mom and dad. August is the couple's first child together and was born on February 9, 2021. 

Many commenters loved the natural quality of the family photos and praised the Princess for keeping things real. Fans appreciated that she showed her real postpartum body.

She used the post as an opportunity to thank all the essential workers.


One fan wrote that she looked beautiful and that giving birth was a milestone. They thanked Eugenie for showing an accurate postpartum photo. 

Another fan congratulated the new parents and shared that she looked just like a normal couple who had just had a new baby. The comment read:

"You look like a 'normal, little bit panic stricken' couple... just like the rest of us."

A comment from below Princess Eugenie's post. | Photo: Instagram/princesseugenie


Their midwife took the photos Eugenie posted. She used the post as an opportunity to thank all the essential workers and their midwife who had discharged their son. 

Eugenie gave birth to August at the Portland hospital in central London, where Meghan Markle and Prince Harry had their son, Archie, in May 2019. 

A fan praised Princess Eugenie for showing a real postpartum body. | Photo: Instagram/princesseugenie

Eugenie announced his birth with an adorable black and white photo of her and Jack holding his tiny hand. August is the 9th grandchild to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. 

He is the first grandchild for Eugenie's parents, Prince Andrews and Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York. She had revealed she was expecting in September.