Model Behati Prinsloo Opens Up About Postpartum Depression

Behati Prinsloo has opened up about her postpartum depression. The runway model, who has two children – Dusty Rose, 2, and Gio Grace, 10-months-old with her partner Adam Levine, says that life felt a little different after she gave birth to her first child. She didn’t feel like doing anything, going anywhere, or enjoy all the things she did before her pregnancy.

The 30-year-old mom and model opened up about how she felt after giving birth in a new interview with PorterEdit’s digital magazine. She said,

“After my first baby, I had a little postpartum depression. It was difficult to get back into normal life.”

Luckily, the South Africa-born model says that her second time around wasn’t as difficult. Behati explained,

“After the second one, everything felt so much easier — it was easier for me to work out … breastfeeding was easier.”

Behati also said in the interview that even though many models work hard to get back into tip-top shape for the runway, no one put any pressure on her to get back to work. As a matter of fact, she admits that Victoria’s Secret never asked her when she was going to come back to work, as they understood that her family life was a new priority for her.

“I’ve been modeling for 15 years and when I got pregnant — I didn’t want to do anything after giving birth,” Prinsloo said. “I wanted to enjoy my time. I really liked being pregnant and not working. When I got pregnant the second time, I just did the same thing.”

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My name is Robyn. I'm a professional blogger and full-time juggler of a 6-year-old + twin toddlers! On Celeb Baby Laundry, I write about topics that interest moms - pregnancy, mommyhood, living the Disney life, family travel, recipes, crafts and a dash of the latest celeb mom news! One of my greatest hopes is to show other parents that it is possible to balance everyday life with parenthood. You can enjoy life while sharing it with the best people of all - your children!

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