Hayden Panettiere has disclosed her battles with postpartum illness. She is one of nearly 20% of women who suffer from mood symptoms after having a baby.
Many articles are written about Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, but few are written in a balanced way that accurately explain and describe symptoms. A new article has successfully explored painful postpartum emotions, and provides a relatable picture of many women’s experience after having a baby.
Rebecca Ruiz has successfully written about mood symptoms in pregnancy and postpartum. I encourage you to read and share her essay. I am proud to be quoted in the piece, and hope you find it helpful and encouraging.