Sadie Frost reveals PND battle after giving birth to first baby

Jude Law’s ex-wife admits to suffering from postnatal depression in her upcoming autobiography

Actress and mum-of-three Sadie Frost has opened up about battling with PND in her soon to be released autobiography, Crazy Days.  The 35-year-old ex-wife of Jude Law has admitted that her post-baby struggles began when she started to feel lonely after giving birth to son Rafferty, now 13.


“Jude was away a lot while I was sitting on the sofa getting fatter and gripped by a nagging sense that I was jeopardising my love. I wanted to press the self-destruct button,” she wrote in her autobiography. “I arranged a babysitter and I partied all night and got home the next day racked with guilt. I felt numb.”

Sadie then admitted to feeling so low, she turned to self-harming before realising that she was suffering from PND. “I watched my hand slowly pick up a pair of scissors. It was as if I was being sucked down lower into the chair and the scissors seemed to be drawn to my arm,” she revealed.

The mum-of-three was later treated for postnatal depression and went onto give birth to daughter Iris in 2000 and Rudy in 2002.


Sadie isn’t the first celebrity mum to open up about suffering from PND. Billie Piper, Gwyneth Paltrow and Brooke Shields have previously shared their experiences, too.

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