It’s no surprise that women feel differently after giving birth. The heroine of our article suffered from postpartum depression, but then she decided to change her life and managed to pull herself out of her ennui. Unfortunately, her husband wasn’t happy about his “new” wife.
Brooke Shields openly shares her personal journey through miscarriages and unsuccessful IVF attempts, shedding light on the emotional struggles she faced. She bravely breaks the silence, recounting the difficult path she took to become a mother. Her story will leave your eyes wet, reflecting the profound impact of her experiences.
Any parent knows how hurtful it can be to be shamed for your parenting style. But, unfortunately, some people simply can’t hold back negative comments, even when there’s really no reason for it. Chrissy Teigen is one of those celebrity moms who has experienced an abundance of unsolicited advice and judgment about her parenting, so she knows a thing or 2 about dealing with internet trolls. In her recent Instagram post, Teigen demonstrated one more time how to stay calm and classy when dealing with haters.
Even though Brooke Shields has been out of the public eye for some time now, she has recently returned to the scene to reveal some personal truths that have shed new light on the legendary model and actress of the 1980s. It hasn’t been easy for Shields or her family to be upfront about certain private aspects of her life, but the actress believes that by doing so, she will help others who are going through a similar ordeal.
Kylie Jenner’s life has been on our radar so much, it’s sometimes difficult to remember that she’s a real person and not just a TV character. As a mom of 2 kids, Jenner often faces the same struggles as many other moms. And this time, she’s opening up about having gone through postpartum depression, extending a helping hand to women everywhere.
According to studies, about 20% of new mothers and fathers don’t feel an emotional attachment to their newborn babies. For some parents, this lasts only a few hours after delivery, while for others, this can take weeks or even months. One Bright Side reader was concerned about why she couldn’t establish an emotional connection with her baby, so she wrote us a letter asking for our advice.
Being a mom is one of the greatest feelings in this world. The truth is, becoming a mother isn’t always an easy task, and it’s often accompanied by hardships and pain. For instance, many women have trouble getting pregnant due to reproductive issues and have to undergo IVF treatments or other procedures that are painful and overwhelming physically and emotionally. Many celebrities have also faced this issue, but now they are moms.
We’ve all heard the saying that the eyes are “the mirror of the soul,” but could this idea be more concrete than we thought? What is the real story behind your eye color, and where did the slew of seemingly endless shades really come from? Whatever the answer may be, one thing’s for sure, eye color is entirely unique, like a fingerprint. That is, nobody else has exactly the same eye color as you. In fact, some recent studies show that our eye color is much more complex than we once thought.
Postpartum depression is a long-term mental illness that many new mothers endure following childbirth. Few people are aware of this, yet moms suffer from it after giving birth. They are unable to tell others about their struggles with stress, worry, and anxiety. Doctors say that about 10% of new mothers fall into this trap.Bright Side would like to talk about 14 famous moms who were strong enough to talk openly about their postpartum experiences.
Childbirth is one of the most exciting events in our lives, but it also often comes with a mix of contrasting feelings that some women don’t expect. It can be so powerful and overwhelming that it can’t and shouldn’t be ignored. All of these celebrities have decided to speak about the less appealing side of having a child and the ways they managed to overcome it.
Partner childbirth, when a husband not only brings his wife to the hospital but also takes part in the process, is becoming more and more popular all over the world. Some people think men shouldn’t witness this physiological process, while others, on the contrary, see a husband as a future parent who should go through all the hardships together with his wife and give her all the necessary support.
Being a father is tough but, in the end, worth it. Some men are already taking paternity leave and this is a wise decision. Dads are just as important as mothers and children benefit immensely from their fathers’ contribution to their lives.
While having a child is a happy occasion, about 20% of new moms and dads do not feel that special connection with their newborn the moment they set their eyes on them. But there is no reason to feel guilty about this, because sometimes it just takes time. One day, that little bundle of joy may just flash a toothless smile that makes their hearts flutter and that’s when they start to feel that powerful bond.
Scientists say that we form a first impression of someone and decide whether they’re trustworthy or not in about 100 milliseconds. During this time, we estimate their social status, intelligence, and how successful they are. Did you know that it’s possible to tell how friendly you are by looking at the shape of your cheekbones? Even when you’re not saying anything, your appearance reveals a lot about your personal qualities. And now it’s time to find out what gives us away.
Breaking the stigma surrounding post-pregnancy weight and stretch marks, famous women are embracing their own bodies to inspire other women to do the same. According to experts, 10% of new mothers fall into postpartum depression. Some of the reasons behind this are pregnancy weight and body image issues.
False labor can start if you are tired and dehydrated and you might not have a period the entire time you are breastfeeding. It’s better to be prepared for these things in advance to avoid any stressful situations in the future and provide your baby with the best overall experience.
We know that celebrities live a glamorous life surrounded by luxury and designer clothing. However, these actresses and singers showed that they are just like the rest of the mothers in the world as they too have to deal with sleepless nights, crying babies, vomit, and girdle panties.
A postpartum party is exactly what it sounds like — a post-birth get-together to help parents with their new baby. It doesn’t mean that you have to cancel baby showers, but putting on another celebration after a delivery could be a great gesture, especially if the new mom is going through postpartum depression.
Mood and hormonal swings, stress, and dozens of unexpected body changes — this is what pregnancy and childbirth bring to a woman’s life. It is believed that fathers remain unaffected, because they don’t carry babies, and they don’t give birth. Recent studies showed, however, that men also experience hormonal, neurological, and behavioral changes when they welcome their newborn kids into their lives.
Catherine Dickens’ family life was not a simple one. She could’ve become an actress, a writer, or a chef but she became a wife of a genius and a mother of 10 children. The great English writer, Charles Dickens dreamed about having a big family and a wife who would keep his house warm. But after 20 years of living together, he saw a crazy person in the woman he once loved and didn’t have anything in common with her anymore.
Many Internet users attacked Khloe Kardashian for a photo with her 5-month-old daughter. The celebrity decided that using an app for editing the baby’s face was a great idea. This unrealistic picture of the baby girl shows just how far some people will go to try to look better online than they do in real life. Luckily, there are celebrities who don’t support this tendency and choose to be sincere.
It’s never easy to speak up about mental health problems. And there are several reasons for this. Some people don’t want to receive a diagnosis of anxiety or depression due to the stigma surrounding these problems. Others can’t admit that they feel down or are just unable to cope with it because of their friends’ or families’ attitude. And there’s another group of people that just doesn’t believe that there is anybody who can help them. But some celebrities were brave enough to open up, and they found tons of support from other people.