Prince William opened up with BBC documentary and said becoming a parent, himself, had brought back painful emotions he felt when his mother died when he was still 15.

The Duke of Cambridge described the feelings as a “traumatic” event that can resurface when becoming a parent.

Prince William, the third in line to the British throne, has three children with his wife Catherine,

He added that he found things “overwhelming” at times.

His mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a car crash in Paris in 1997.

Prince William and Catherine support one another during those difficult times, he told BBC documentary on mental health.

The program is focusing on men’s mental health and football and is going to be hosted by former professional footballer Marvin Sordell.

“Having children is the biggest life-changing moment, it really is. And there’s no one there to, kind of, help you, and I definitely found it very, at times, overwhelming,” the Prince added.

The Princes is father to Prince George, 6, Princess Charlotte, 5, and Prince Louis, 2.

Prince William said that emotions can “come out of the blue” which you do not expect or think you have already dealt with.

The royal added: “It’s one of the most amazing moments of life but it’s also one of the scariest.”

Football, Prince William And Our Mental Health will be broadcast on Thursday 28 May at 20:05 BST on BBC One.


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