ALANIS MORISSETTE SAYS POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION IS ‘A SNEAKY MONKEY WITH A MACHETE’

In a new post on her personal website, the Canadian music icon reveals that since welcoming her youngest child in August, she has suffered from postpartum depression despite her best efforts to prepare for post-pregnancy life.

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ALANIS MORISSETTE BATTLING POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION FOR 3RD TIME
Alanis Morissette is battling postpartum depression again following the birth of her third child.

The Ironic singer suffered from the condition after the arrival of her first two children, Ever Imrie, and Onyx Solace, two, and confessed she is struggling again following the birth of her son Winter Mercy in August, in a rambling blog post on Sunday.

Morissette wrote that there are “many tentacles” to her experience and added she is struggling with, “sleep deprivation,” “fogginess,” “physical pain,” “isolation” and “anxiety.” READ MORE


ALANIS MORISSETTE GETS REAL ABOUT 3RD CASE OF POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION
She describes PPD as “a sneaky monkey with a machete.”

Canadian singer and songwriter Alanis Morissette is often lauded for her lyrical honesty. This year marks the 24th anniversary of her Grammy-winning “Jagged Little Pill,” an unapologetic and fearless album that’s still considered groundbreaking today.

Now, Morissette’s vulnerability is cutting to the core of an experience that affects nearly one in four Canadian mothers: postpartum depression (PPD), a condition the singer is struggling with for a third time. READ MORE


ALANIS MORISSETTE SAYS POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION IS ‘A SNEAKY MONKEY WITH A MACHETE’
Alanis Morissette is opening up about her struggles after giving birth.

In a new post on her personal website, the Canadian music icon reveals that since welcoming her youngest child in August, she has suffered from postpartum depression despite her best efforts to prepare for post-pregnancy life.

“But for all of this preparation—PPD is still a sneaky monkey with a machete—working its way through my psyche and body and days and thoughts and bloodwork levels,” she wrote. READ MORE


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