Stars Who've Opened Up About Their Struggles with Postpartum Depression

Reese Witherspoon

In her 2005 book Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression, the actress detailed her struggle after giving birth to her first child. “It was devastating to my whole family,” she said in an interview with ABC. “I had gone through numerous attempts to have a baby and when I did finally have this perfect, beautiful, healthy baby and it all but destroyed me. I couldn’t hold the baby, I couldn’t do anything for the baby, I couldn’t look at the baby.”

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