Cardi B explains why she was scared to hire a nanny for her daughter

Los Angeles, California - Cardi B dished on her initial struggles as a mom and why she was "afraid" to hire a nanny for her daughter.

Cardi B dished on her initial struggles as a mom and why she was "afraid" to hire a nanny for her daughter.
Cardi B dished on her initial struggles as a mom and why she was "afraid" to hire a nanny for her daughter.  © Collage: Screenshot/Instagram/iamcardib

Motherhood isn't an easy feat.

This was something the Bodak Yellow rapper emphasized on during her interview with Vogue Singapore that was released on Monday.

The 29-year-old dished that she was "too nervous" to hire help when her first child, daughter, Kulture, was born.

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The WAP artist explained that when Kulture was born back in July 2018 there weren't a lot of artists "who had babies at the beginning of their career."

"I didn't have an album out when I found out I was pregnant. Everybody was so nervous for my career and future, but I kept telling them, 'It's easy. Trust me, I'm going to have a nanny and she’s going to travel up and down with me. It's not even going to be a hassle.'"

Cardi further revealed that she initially planned to hire help her then-newborn, but she quickly realized that she didn't trust anyone after being launched into stardom.

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Cardi B takes her daughter Kulture Kiari for a stroll in the park.
Cardi B takes her daughter Kulture Kiari for a stroll in the park.  © Screenshot/Instagram/iamcardib

The Hot Sh*t artist said that after giving birth, she only wanted family around Kulture.

"When the baby got here, I couldn’t even think about getting a nanny because I was afraid of anybody being around her besides my family. I've never had a nanny for Kulture," Cardi continued.

The hip-hop star added that she instead heavily relied on her parents and also disclosed on the being mother has made her more "compassionate" for people - particularly fellow mothers.

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"I feel like I understand people more, I have so much compassion, and love and appreciation, for all mothers in the world. There is no excuse, we have to do it. I have compassion for good mothers who get up and hustle and work, or even not work, having kids is work. Raising a kid is work."

The rapper shares Kulture and a 10-month-old son, Wave Set, with her husband Offset, whom she's had a tumultuous relationship with.

Cover photo: Collage: Screenshot/Instagram/iamcardib

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