Anne Hathaway Details the Pressure to "Snap Back" After Having a Baby

Anne Hathaway is opening up about her postpartum experience.

The Devil Wears Prada alum—who shares sons Jonathan, 7, and Jack, 3, with husband Adam Shulman—recently explained that the pressure for mothers to bounce back is simply unrealistic.

If anything, Anne candidly revealed that it took her years, not monthsto heal her body after welcoming her second son.

“It takes three years for your body to fully recover from a pregnancy,” she told People in an interview published Sept. 20. “I didn’t snap back. I want to be very, very clear about that.”

She continued, “With my second, it took every minute of those three years.”

The 40-year-old also noted why it’s so important to give yourself grace during this time.

“Let your body be a body,” she reminded. “There’s nowhere to get to. It’s just now. Be present and take care of yourself and don’t set expectations.”