Chrissy Teigen is a celebrity who amasses love from her fans for being unapologetically herself. There is a strange connect amongst fans and celebs when the latter are transparent about their lives and struggles. The same is true for the stunning wife of singer John Legend.
It is not new that celebrities use social media to the hilt when it comes to promoting themselves. Chrissy Teigen is an avid social media user who uses the platform often times to address relevant issues. It is not a secret that the Sports Illustrated cover girl faced difficulties in giving birth through a natural way.
Chrissy Teigen Latest Confession About Postpartum Depression
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend gave birth to their daughter Luna in 2015. Teigen gave birth to Luna through In Vitro Fertilization and she openly talked about the challenges. Her coming out about struggles paved way for many women to be courageous enough to address their conceiving issues.
In an interview with Glamour, Teigen speaks about her struggle with postpartum depression. She lays her heart out speaking about how she went through and physical and emotional changes after giving birth to her child. The supermodel calls herself a ‘chronic oversharer’ and good for the world that she is!
She says, “I had everything I needed to be happy. And yet, for much of the last year, I felt unhappy. What basically everyone around me—but me—knew up until December was this: I have postpartum depression.” The model openly spoke about how her tolerance level for people had gone down during the period.
“I Couldn’t Control Postpartum Depression, It Does Not Discriminate ”
In the interview, Chrissy speaks about the process that led to the discovery of postpartum depression and anxiety in her. She says she never anticipated that it could hit her because she had a happy life. “I have all the help I could need: John, my mother (who lives with us), a nanny. But postpartum does not discriminate. I couldn’t control it. And that’s part of the reason it took me so long to speak up.”
She says that the revelation of her suffering from this depression has led her to respect other women who go through the same. Chrissy Teigen decided to use her position to talk about it so that other women going through the same can get help and overcome this phase.
Chrissy Teigen, you continue to amaze! Never change!