Actress Bryce Dallas Howard on Her Battle With Postpartum Depression

NPR covered the topic of postpartum depression this week and featured Heidi Koss of PSI of Washington.  Way to go Heidi!!!

Also, I love this video from Access Hollywood featuring actress Bryce Dallas Howard talking about her second pregnancy and her experience the first time around with postpartum depression.  She doesn’t know it, but she’s a Warrior Mom!  (FYI, there’s a short ad prior to the video.)


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is the founder of Postpartum Progress. She has been named a WebMD Health Hero, one of the fiercest women in America by More magazine, and one of the top 20 Social Media Moms by Working Mother magazine. She is a survivor of postpartum OCD.

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  1. I was also really excited about this article and liked both Ms. Howard's perspective and the "non-famous" mom perspective because it showed a couple of things: ANYONE can have it – it doesn't discriminate and it can come on in a subsequent pregnancy even where there no indications of it in a first or previous pregnancy.
    with me, I had it *really* badly with my son – I couldn't pick him up; it was really hard. With my second, I had some more baby blues things that I thought was more hormonal then anything because it went away after a few weeks…