Celebrities With Postpartum Depression
Celebrities with postpartum depression (postnatal depression) often help bring the topic out into the open and in so doing can help make the illness easier for women to discuss and for others to acknowledge.
In admitting to having postpartum depression, it helps remove some of the stigma attached to the condition and may help women seek help from their doctor if they feel they too have it.
Celebrities who have spoken about suffering from postnatal depression include:
Fern Britton (TV Personality);
Sadie Frost (Actress);
Natasha Hamilton (former Atomic Kitten singer);
Elle Macpherson (Model);
Melinda Messenger (Model and TV Personality);
Gail Porter (Model and TV Personality);
Katie Price (aka Jordan, Model);
Brooke Shields (Model, Actress and Author of Down Came The Rain: A Mother's Story of Depression And Recovery).
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