Charlotte Crosby talks struggle with awful Prenatal depression before birth

Charlotte Crosby has openly shared her struggle with "terrible" and "unexplainable" prenatal depression before the arrival of her daughter, Alba Jean, last year.

The Geordie Shore alumni, 33, who is in a relationship with Jake Ankers, confessed that this condition left her incapacitated, fearing that the emotional torment would "never end." Speaking about her pregnancy journey on Giovanna Fletcher's Happy Mum Happy Baby podcast, she revealed: “It was awful. I got a bit of prenatal depression, it was awful.

"It felt like it was it was only two weeks. But it was two weeks of feeling like I could not get out of bed. There was a dark cloud hanging over my head. It wasn't that I didn't want the baby. It was just I felt so low”.

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Charlotte described the ordeal as a "dark cloud" hanging over her head. Although she didn't grapple with "dark thoughts," she found herself devoid of the energy to leave her house or even communicate with her then-boyfriend, now fiancé, Jake.

She lamented: “I didn't want to do anything. I just like was flat, I cant even describe it. It's indescribable. When you go through something like that”. Charlotte revealed that she began to recover as time passed.

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“So now I know now I have a rough guide if it happens again, and or maybe I'll be better in two weeks. Whereas the first time it happened, I didn't know whether it was going to end. So it was a really worrying feeling like, is this going to be it for the whole pregnancy?”. The star recently became engaged after scenes from the second season of her popular show, Charlotte In Sunderland, showed her asking Jake about his proposal plans and urged him to expedite them.

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The reality star welcomed her daughter last October and disclosed her desire to be pregnant by the time the third season of her reality show begins filming. Revealing she had “no inkling” that Jake was planning the lavish proposal and reflecting on the magicsl moment, she admitted to the Daily Mail: "Getting married was never my top priority; having another baby was."

She added: 'I don't think we'll get married for three years and I've always wanted a long engagement.'

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