35% of pregnant women whose final trimester fell in the winter go on to develop postnatal depression
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Serena Williams opens up about her postnatal "emotions" after admitting she struggles to balance motherhood with her tennis career.
The 26-year-old celebrity mum is being professionally treated for postnatal depression. Last month, the actress admitted to the world that’s she, like her character in “Nashville”, is suffering from the pregnancy and birth related condition, helping raise awareness of it for millions of other parents worldwide. Postnatal depression is thought to affect around one in 10 mums in the first few months after childbirth. When [you’re told] about postpartum depression you think it’s, ‘I feel negative feelings towards my child, I want to injure or hurt my child’ – I’ve never, ever had those feelings.
Postnatal depression is thought to affect around one in 10 mums in the first few months after childbirth. “I suffered a bit of postpartum depression,” she admitted in a questionnaire conducted by US Weekly. Incidentally, the 26-year-old’s character in “Nashville” has also battled postnatal depression, quite possibly as Panettiere’s way of educating the show’s viewers.
New mums who live in urban areas are more likely to develop postnatal depression than their countryside-dwelling counterparts, new research suggests. Pic: Getty According to researchers at the Women's College Hospital in Toronto, Canada,