It all got a bit much for Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham has revealed that the stress of life as a mum, career woman and wife of a football star finally caught up with her at the end of last year.

The 37-year-old gave birth to baby daughter Harper Seven in July but it wasn’t long before she returned to her job as a fashion designer.

‘I got to the point just before Christmas when for the first time ever, I wasn’t actually sure if I could cope,’ says Victoria, 37.

‘I was working in London and the day I finished work, I went to bed and woke up at 4 o’clock in the morning with a chest and throat infection.’

It seems Victoria – wife to LA Galaxy player David, 36, and mum to Brooklyn, 12, Romeo, 8, Cruz, 6, and Harper – had overdone it.

‘I very rarely get sick,’ says Victoria, reports The People.

‘I guess I was really feeling the pressure.’

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