10 Celebrities You Didn’t Realize Were Battling Mental Illness

Postpartum Depression


In 2003, Brooke Shields, American actress, model, and former child star, publicly announced that she struggled with postpartum depression after the birth of her daughter. Shields experienced depression, suicidal thoughts, inability to respond to her baby’s needs, and delayed bonding. Shields has been an advocate for mothers who have experienced postpartum depression.