Celebs with Postpartum Depression
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|Thu, 03-07-2013 - 12:46pm|
It doesn't matter whether you're a stay-at-home mom, a working woman, an Oscar winner or a Playboy centerfold: Postpartum depression (PPD) does not discriminate. According to a survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 11 to 18 percent of moms suffer from postpartum depressive symptoms, which range from numbness and trouble sleeping to scary and violent thoughts about the new baby, your family or yourself.
If you've struggled with postpartum depression, you're not alone. In fact, you're in some pretty famous company, including Hollywood moms like Brooke Shields, Gwyneth Paltrow and Courteney Cox -- who've all spoken openly about their difficult post-birth experiences. We've rounded up 10 brave celebrities who have gone public with their postpartum depression battles and how they've coped. (And if you need help now, check this out.)
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