“I knew that the way I was feeling was very different to the way most new Mums felt”
“I was exhausted but I couldn’t sleep”
“What right do I have to be depressed?”
Channel 10 personality Jessica Rowe has spoken emotionally about her experience with Post Natal Depression on her morning show, Studio 10.
She told the panel she felt like a failure as a mother and was reluctant to accept her illness for fear of the stigma surrounding mental health.
The mother of two said she looked like she had it all together but was suffering anxiety and panic attacks. She told the audience that when she was walking along pushing her daughter, Allegra in her pram she might have looked like she had it together but that she was “dying inside.”
Rowe said she wanted to use Post-Natal Depression Week to tell mothers they are not alone in their struggle and to seek help.
She has previously written about her struggle….