Actress Hayden Panettiere’s announcement that she’s seeking treatment for postpartum depression has a lot of moms talking.
According to People.com, her Nashville character’s postpartum storyline was planned long before she sought PPD treatment. But Panettiere has been very open with her personal struggles in what appears to be an effort to spark a much-needed conversation on the topic.
Women need to know that they’re not alone, and that it does heal,” the actress said while promoting her show on a September episode of Live! with Kelly and Michael.
This story from ABC 7’s Melanie Woodrow includes some really interesting thoughts on the topic from a local mom & therapist.
The character Juliette on ABC’s Nashville is battling postpartum depression and now the actress who portrays her, Hayden Panettiere, says she too is struggling. Postpartum depression is a challenge many families can relate to in the Bay Area.