Just like every other mom, celeb moms have also been a victim of postpartum depression. Here are some celebs who raised awareness about it.
By Kalash Khurana
Soha Ali Khan is known for her parenting style. The actress had given birth to her daughter, Inaaya Naumi Kemmu, in 2017, and had admitted that there were times when she would cry seeing her baby cry.
TV actress, Deepika Singh had taken a sabbatical from her work when she had welcomed her son, Soham into the world. She had faced postnatal depression and was trolled for her weight post-pregnancy.
Avantika Mohan and Durjoy Dutta had welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Rayna, in 2017. The newbie mommy had gone through depression, at the time when she had conceived her baby.
Ishaan Khattar's stepmom, Vandana Sajnani Khattar had conceived at the age of 44, and her tumultuous pregnancy had resulted in pre-partum and postpartum depression.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra is an inspiration to millions. The actress had a hard time post the birth of her son, Viaan, in 2012. She had often been vocal about those difficult days.
Mandira Bedi never shies away from being vocal about things. The actress had suffered from depression after giving birth to her son, Vir, in 2011, and had raised awareness about the same.
Shveta Salve had welcomed her daughter, Arya, in 2016. During the time of her pregnancy, and after giving birth, Shveta had gone through depression and postnatal struggles.
TV actress, Chahatt Khanna, is a proud mother of two little girls, Zohra and Amaira. She had talked about her battle with postpartum depression, after her second pregnancy.
Esha Deol is a hands-on mommy to her two daughters. She had revealed that even though she was used to caring for a baby, she had gone through a rollercoaster of emotions during her second pregnancy.
Shweta Kawaatra had embraced motherhood in 2012, with the arrival of her daughter, Zahra Tabeetha. She had faced postnatal struggles, and had taken a sabbatical to take care of her baby.
Actress, Sameera Reddy is a proud mom to her two kids, Hans and Nyra. She had opened up about the real side of pregnancy, and had revealed that she had felt disconnected during her first pregnancy.
Actress, Surveen Chawla was blessed with a baby girl in 2019 and had openly spoken about battling postpartum depression and gaining weight after the delivery of her child.
Kalki Koechlin, who had given birth to her daughter, Sappho, in 2020, had suffered from postpartum depression. She wants to talk about the struggles new moms face, and is planning to write a book.