Save the cheerleader, save the world?
Not exactly, but news of Hayden Panettiere’s struggles with PPD might be having a positive impact. We are seeing someone in the media proactively seeking help for postpartum depression, and that has the potential to stymie the stigma that is so often associated with keeping moms in the dark. The greater the reach, the more moms and families can seek and find help.
The Washington Post is taking notice. And this is a great step in the right direction.