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Dani Dyer admits she finds her post-baby figure ‘hard’ sometimes

‘I turned into a teenager crying over clothes today’: Dani Dyer admits she finds her post-baby figure ‘hard’ sometimes as she has a ‘tantrum’ over her wardrobe not fitting

She gave birth to her first child with boyfriend Sammy Kimmence in January. 

And Dani Dyer admitted that she finds her post-baby figure ‘hard’ to accept sometimes after she had a ‘tantrum’ over her wardrobe not fitting.   

Taking to Instagram on Saturday, the Love Island star, 24, explained that she had turned into ‘teenager’ crying over clothes.    

Candid: Dani Dyer admitted that she finds her post-baby figure ‘hard’ to accept sometimes after she had a ‘tantrum’ over her wardrobe not fitting 

She penned: ‘4 thousand tantrums later of nothing fitting and I’m finally ready… some days I love my postpartum body other days it really is hard I’m not going to lie.’

Dani added: ‘I turned into a teenager crying over clothes today…’  

The reality star also shared a picture of herself glammed up and she looked stunning in a cobalt blue blazer she had eventually chosen for the occasion. 

'Some days I love my postpartum body other days it really is hard I'm not going to lie': Taking to Instagram on Saturday, the Love Island star, 24, explained that she had turned into 'teenager' crying over clothes

‘Some days I love my postpartum body other days it really is hard I’m not going to lie’: Taking to Instagram on Saturday, the Love Island star, 24, explained that she had turned into ‘teenager’ crying over clothes

It comes after Dani revealed last month that she experienced postnatal depression fears after suffering with low moods following the birth of her son. 

Speaking on her podcast Sorted with the Dyers, she said: ‘I think when you’ve just had a baby you really start worrying, thinking, “Am I suffering with a bit of postnatal depression?”‘ 

On the show, which she shares with her father Danny Dyer, 43, Dani said that this winter had been ‘awful’. 

Motherhood: It comes after Dani revealed that she experienced postnatal depression fears after suffering with low moods following the birth of her son

Motherhood: It comes after Dani revealed that she experienced postnatal depression fears after suffering with low moods following the birth of her son 

The Love Island star explained: ‘The other day I was really struggling, I had a couple of days where I made a shepherd’s pie but I just felt so down.’ 

A common problem, postnatal depression affects more than 1 in every 10 women within a year of giving birth, according to the NHS. 

Dani continued: ‘I know this sounds weird but I made the shepherd’s pie but it was like I wasn’t making it.

‘I had a couple of days of just really not feeling me and then I went on a walk and I felt back to myself. I felt so low.’ 

Struggles:  'I had a couple of days of just really not feeling me,' the star explained on her podcast with her father Danny Dyer

Struggles:  ‘I had a couple of days of just really not feeling me,’ the star explained on her podcast with her father Danny Dyer 

WHAT IS POSTNATAL DEPRESSION?

Postnatal depression is a form of the mental-health condition that affects more than one in 10 women in the UK and US within a year of giving birth.

As many men can be affected as women, research suggests.  

Many parents feel down, teary and anxious within the first two weeks of having a child, which is often called the ‘baby blues’.

But if symptoms start later or last longer, they may be suffering from postnatal depression.

Postnatal depression is just as serious as others form of the mental-health disorder. 

Symptoms include:

  • Persistent sadness
  • Lack of enjoyment or interest in the wider world
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Struggling to bond with your baby
  • Withdrawing from others
  • Difficulty concentrating and making decisions
  • Frightening thoughts, such as hurting your baby

Sufferers should not wait for their symptoms to just go away.

Instead they should recognise that it is not their fault they are depressed and it does not make them a bad parent.

If you or your partner may be suffering, talk to your GP or health visitor.

Treatments can include self-help, such as talking to loved ones, resting when you can and making time to do things you enjoy. Therapy may also be prescribed. 

In severe cases where other options have not helped, antidepressants may be recommended. Doctors will prescribe ones that are safe to take while breastfeeding.

Postnatal depression’s cause is unclear, however, it is more common in those with a history of mental-health problems. 

Lack of support from loved ones, a poor relationship with the partner and a life-changing event, such as bereavement, can also raise the risk. 

Source: NHS

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