SO brave! Sarah Michelle Gellar is officially the latest celeb to come forward & reveal her struggle with postpartum depression. Sharing her battle with fans, the ‘Buffy’ alum pleaded with followers to take action by calling their local congressmen in an effort to get PPD covered by Trump’s healthcare plan.
Just two months after announcing her return to rehab for postpartum depression, Hayden Panettiere was spotted in NYC. And while the actress appeared to be in good spirits, one MAJOR thing was different about her — her giant engagement ring was nowhere to be found!
Dressed in a plaid shirt, neon blue leggings, and Ugg boots, Hayden Panettiere, 26, was wearing quite a bit of clothing for roaming around New York City on July 4. But one thing she noticeably WASN’T wearing? Her engagement ring — yikes! Looks like there may be trouble in paradise for her and her fiancé Wladimir Klitschko, 40.
The former Playboy bunny admits the pressures to be thin after giving birth were too much for her to handle on top of caring for baby Hank.
It took almost two years, but Kendra Wilkinson has finally bounced back! The reality TV star and author of Being Kendra: Cribs, Cocktails, and Getting My Sexy Back reveals that she’s finally past her bout with postpartum depression and ready to get back “to being that Kendra that everyone knew at the Playboy mansion.” Are you ready for the return of Kendra?
‘The Help’ star, who is expecting her second child, is terrified she’ll face the baby blues again: ‘I was in a really dark place.’
Although she’s glowing with pregnancy pride, Bryce Dallas Howard wasn’t always so thrilled about the prospect of motherhood. After the birth of her first child, Theo, now 4, the actress, 30, battled postpartum depression for 18 months, admitting she felt more “normal” the further away she was from her baby son. Can you relate to what Bryce went through, HollyMoms?
This cuddle chemical, released during sex and breastfeeding, could stop pregnant women from struggling with post-natal depression!
It has been discovered that women who face postpartum depression have a lower level of the “cuddle hormone,” oxytocin, while they are pregnant. So researchers are conjuring up a way to boost those levels by creating a pill that contains this “cuddle chemical.” Would you try it?
Taking care of twins is tiring! Ten weeks after giving birth to her two baby boys, Celine is thankful for all the help that she gets from her family, and admits she did have the baby blues.
Celine Dion waited a long time and went through a lot to have more children. But on Oct. 23, all of her emotional and physical turmoil paid off when she welcomed fraternal twins, Nelson and Eddy, with her husband Rene Angelil. Ten weeks later, she’s opening up to French magazine GALA about what a tremendous joy they are – even if she’s too tired to think straight and too busy to get a shower! “I didn’t have these children to not take care of them, to give myself to them 200 – 300 percent,” she says, crediting her mom Therese and sister Linda with pitching in to help her with “housework, cooking or doing the shopping” so that she can focus on diaper duty and feedings.
We think it’s great that the 38-year-old is opening up about the emotional nightmare her life became after giving birth to son, Moses, now 4. “I thought it meant I was a terrible mother,” says Gwyneth.
Gwyneth Paltrow talks bravely and honestly about her ordeal with postpartum depression in the February issue of Good Housekeeping. The Country Strong star found herself in the middle of a waking nightmare in the months following the birth of her second child, son Moses in 2006. “I felt like a zombie. I couldn’t access my heart. I couldn’t access my emotions. I couldn’t connect,” Gwyneth, 38, tells the magazine. “It was terrible.” HollyMoms, have you suffered from postpartum depression? Can you relate?
Gwyneth admits that her bout with postpartum depression after the birth of her son, Moses, was “debilitating and scary.” Can you relate, Hollymoms?
There are many women who struggle with postpartum depression following the birth of their children and actress Gwyneth Paltrow was one of them. After she welcomed her son Moses, with husband Chris Martin, in 2006, Gwyneth suffered through a bad spell where “she didn’t know what was wrong.” Now, she sheds new light on her battle with the baby blues.
The mother of two and the star of the new reality show Harry Loves Lisa says she discussed her recent lip reduction surgery with her two girls: “They knew I was tired of people only seeing my lips.”
Over the years, Lisa Rinna’s oversize pucker has made even more headlines than her career (which boasts long-running stints on Days of Our Lives and Melrose Place). So with her recent lip-reduction surgery behind her — as well as the debut of her new reality show, Harry Loves Lisa, with husband Harry Hamlin (Wednesdays at 10 p.m. EST on TV Land) and the release of her second book, Starlit — Lisa, 47, is back to focusing on what matters most: her family. The mom of Delilah, 12, and Amelia, 9, talks with HollyBaby.com about postpartum depression and being a MILF and says she was honest with her kids about her plastic surgery. She admits, “I don’t think they would ever do something like that.”
In the latest installment of her GOOP newsletter, Gwyneth Paltrow reveals her struggle with a new mom’s biggest nightmare, as does her pal Eclipse star Bryce Dallas Howard.
A mother never knows when postpartum depression may hit her. It can happen the day after giving birth or a year later. For actress Gwyneth Paltrow, 37, it struck her after the birth of her second child, son Moses Martin on Apr. 8, 2006.
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