Down Came The Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression

May 2, 2006|
Down Came The Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression by Brooke Shields
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In her bestselling memoir, now in paperback, Brooke Shields shares with the world her deeply personal experience with postpartum depression
When Brooke Shields welcomed her newborn daughter to the world, her joyful expectations were quickly followed by something unexpected--a crippling depression. In what is sure to strike a chord with the millions of women who suffer from depression after childbirth, Brooke Shields shares how she, too, battled a condition that is widely misunderstood, despite the fact that it affects many new mothers. She discusses the illness in the context of her life, including her struggle to get pregnant, the high expectations she had for herself and that others placed on her as a new mom, and the role of her husband, friends, and family as she struggled to attain her maternal footing in the midst of a disabling depression.

Ultimately, Brooke shares how she found a way out through talk therapy, medication, and time.
Brooke Shieldshas starred in many feature films, includingPretty Baby,Blue Lagoon, andBlack and White. She earned critical acclaim on Broadway forThe Vagina MonologuesandCabaret, among other shows. She earned a People's Choice Award and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series forSuddenly Susan. Brooke continues to...
Title:Down Came The Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum DepressionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 8.12 X 5.25 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 8.12 X 5.25 X 0.75 inPublished:May 2, 2006Publisher:Hachette BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1401308465

ISBN - 13:9781401308469

Appropriate for ages: 13

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