Famous Women that Suffered With Postpartum Depression

The birth of a child brings no greater joy to parents. However, for some women childbirth can be the catapult to a very serious illness, called postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is moderate to severe depression in a woman that occurs after she has given birth. Many women experience mood swings and crying spells after childbirth, but these usually fade quickly. 

With postpartum depression the depression is longer lasting and more severe. Postpartum depression usually occurs within the first 3 months after childbirth, but it can occur up to a year later. Mom's, if after childbirth you are experiencing long term depressive periods, speak with your doctor. You may have postpartum depression, and there is treatment that can help. Here is a list of 15 famous women that suffered with postpartum depression.
Picture of Actress Angelina Jolie who suffered from postpartum depression
Actress Angelina Jolie
Picture of Actress/Singer Jennifer Lopez who suffered from postpartum depression
Actress/Singer Jennifer Lopez
Picture of Actress Gwyneth Paltrow who suffered from postpartum depression
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow
Picture of Singer/Actress Marie Osmond who suffered from postpartum depression
Singer/Actress Marie Osmond
Picture of TV Host/Acrtess Lisa Rinna who suffered from postpartum depression
TV Host/Acrtess Lisa Rinna
Picture of Actress Halle Berry who suffered from postpartum depression
Actress Halle Berry
Picture of Singer/Television Host Carnie Wilson who suffered from postpartum depression
Singer/Television Host Carnie Wilson

Picture of Actress/Producer Courtney Cox who had postpartum depression

Actress/Producer Courtney Cox
Picture of Model/Actress Brooke Shields who had postpartum depression
Model/Actress Brooke Shields
Picture of Diana Princess of Wales who had postpartum depression
Diana Princess of Wales
Picture of Actress Bryce Dallas Howard who had postpartum depression
Actress Bryce Dallas Howard
Picture of TV Personality/Model Kendra Wilkinson who had postpartum depression
TV Personality/Model Kendra Wilkinson
Picture of Singer Alanis Morissette who had postpartum depression
Singer Alanis Morissette
Picture of Actress Amanda Peet who had postpartum depression
Actress Amanda Peet

Picture of Singer/Songwriter Jill Scott who had postpartum depression
Singer/Songwriter Jill Scott

This is just a short list of famous women that came forward and courageously shared their stories. Postpartum depression can be potentially dangerous, it should not be taken lightly. It can also rob a mother of many of the joys of motherhood. If you, or someone you know may have it, Get Help.
Posted by