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Brooke has now bonded with her daughter. "I can smell her breath now and my mouth waters," Brooke gushes. Brooke says she even feels prepared to have another baby!

What important message does Brooke have for mothers? Don't ignore the symptoms of postpartum depression out of embarrassment or shame, she says. "It has nothing to do with your love for [your children]. … It is something that is in your body, the loss of estrogen, the amount of hormones. … Pay attention to the feelings that you're feeling and talk about it and ask your doctor. … Find out what medicine's available. You don't have to be miserable."
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Published on May 04, 2005

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