Stacey Solomon Opens Up About Postnatal Depression

Stacey Solomon might be known for her hilarious and bubbly personality, but she’s just spoken out about a very serious and important health issue.

The mum-of-two has opened up about overcoming post-natal depression, which she suffered from following the birth of her first child, Zachary.




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Speaking to Lorraine, the 26-year-old admitted, ‘I felt like a really bad person for feeling that way.’

She continued, ‘I’m such a positive person, so it was strange to feel that way.’

The TV personality also wanted other people to know that, if they’re going through the same experience, you’re still ‘normal.’

She explained, ‘…you just have to realise that you’re normal, you’re okay and you can get through it.’



 


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We know it’s probably a difficult subject to put into words, so we commend her for speaking out.

Stacey continued, ‘You feel selfish, but others have it worse. I thought there was something wrong with me. But there’s so much going on with your body, but the first step is accepting it.’

Stacey Solomon with her son Leighton

 

The former X Factor star was 18 when she had her first child, and she’s previously spoken about her battle with post-natal depression in the BBC documentary, Depression, Teen Mums and Me.

If you’re struggling, you can seek advice on the NHS website or contact Mind.