Many moms experience postpartum depression, and in recent years, to normalize the topic, more and more women have been speaking out about their experiences—including celebrities. Reese Witherspoon is adding her name to the list, as she candidly spoke about her postpartum experiences in a recent interview with fellow actress Jameela Jamil.
On Jamil’s podcast, I Weigh, Witherspoon, 44, spoke about how she’s been dealing with depression and anxiety pretty much all her life and began therapy when she was 16.
“I definitely had anxiety, my anxiety manifests as depression so I would get really depressed. My brain is like a hamster on a wheel and it won’t come off,” the mother of three, said in the interview. “I’ve been managing it my entire life.”
The Little Fires Everywhere star then explained that her mental health struggles increased the most when she began to have…