5 celebrity, faced with postpartum depression
About 13% of women who give birth face with postpartum depression - a serious chronic disease that significantly affects the quality of life and can harm the health of not only the mother but also the baby. Depression can overtake matter what your marital status, financial status or character. It is imperative to understand that the presence of depression does not make you a bad mother. To reduce the prejudice against the young parents, a few well-known personalities to share their experiences in dealing with obstetric complications.
1. Chrissy Teigen
From some pictures Teygen might get the impression the model that she - the happiest man in the world. It is a popular misconception is characteristic of social networks: she and her husband John Legend for a long time coping with infertility girls before they became parents of baby Simone Moon. Teygen was frank with regard to their problems and to treat everything with a sense of humor. No one doubted that after such a long way Teygen will be absolutely pleased a new role as a mother, but a month after giving birth she wrote an essay for the magazine Glamour.
I had everything in order to feel happy. And yet, for the most part, I felt miserable. My lower back hurts, my shoulders, even my wrists hurt! I have no appetite. I can spend two days without eating anything. And I can spontaneously start to cry.
Eight months after the birth of the moon Teygen officially diagnosed postrodovuyu depression and anxiety. She started taking antidepressants, and asked for help from family and friends.
2. Courteney Cox
Postpartum Depression actress revealed that her daughter Coco was six months. Courtney stated that he could not sleep, her heart pounding like crazy, and it always feels depressed. Personal physician found a cause in violation of the hormonal balance and ordered preparations stimulating progesterone. Already a few months later Coke was able to return to normal, and to devote all his spare time raising her daughter.
3. Brooke Shields
The actress and model Brooke Shields described her experience of motherhood in the book "poured rain: my way of postpartum depression." When she began to appear the first symptoms of depression after the birth of his daughter, it is written off in the usual fatigue. Only after a few weeks, she realized that it is not in lack of sleep.
Rowan kept crying, and I began to fear the moment when Chris returned it to me. I had the sensation of pain in the abdomen, as well as if a vise clenched around my chest.
In the book, she also said that not tempted to immediately grab the baby in his arms as she cried, and vice versa, did not want to approach her. To recover, Shields turned to a therapist, and started taking antidepressants.
4. Alyssa Milano
Many years later, after Milano cope with anxiety and depression in relation to motherhood, she published an essay on how to get help and realized that not alone.
The actress talked about her "wonderful" first pregnancy and the strict terms of delivery, which did not go the way she wanted. Doctors had to resort to caesarean after a few hours of labor, and after the first night after the birth Alyssa experienced her first panic attack. I felt that I was disappointed with their child.
For help and support, Alyssa turned to family and friends and now continues to support other women who come to her for advice.
5. Lena Headey
During the filming of the first season of "Game of Thrones" Lance was diagnosed with postpartum depression, in the period which should not have to load himself with the affairs, but she still had to find a balance between work and motherhood.
I met with the doctor for examination and immediately burst into tears. When he said it can be postpartum depression, I was surprised: "What? How is this possible? "
Fortunately, the experts helped to survive this difficult period in the life of the actress with the help of carefully selected medicines and therapy.
If you experience symptoms of postpartum depression, do not look at what this state will pass by itself. Tell me about how you feel, others, ask for help in child care, as well as find an expert who will help deal with your mental condition. You can use the free resources for finding a therapist, and also refer to hot line "Help tired moms" 8-800-222-05-45.