Following a 2015 Instagram post about the decision to “get her eggs and make the decision with my husband to freeze embryos,” she told Forbes why she felt empowered to share her story.

“I think a lot of women are ashamed of not having children or waiting longer and not talking about it,” she told the publication in 2017. “I sacrifice quite a bit to run three businesses, and my husband and I have Made a mutual decision to freeze embryos, he’s 39, I’m 37. I’ve talked to friends like Andrea Lieberman, Fiona Stiles and Rachel Goodwinwho all had their first around 40. “

“I want kids one day,” she continued, “but I’m not quite ready, and the moment we did the weight of the world was off my shoulders. When I opened this conversation, so many came forward Women and said, ‘Thank you.’ “