Some time ago, it went viral on social media, a mother wanted to throw her child onto the train tracks at Pasar Minggu Station. The mother is suspected of experiencing baby blues. Luckily, the action was stopped by KAI security officers.
Many mothers experience baby blues after giving birth. Quoting from CNN, baby blues is a short period after giving birth, where the mother will feel sadness, anxiety and stress that occurs several days after giving birth.
Reporting from Hai Bunda, several Indonesian artists shared their stories of experiencing baby blues and experiencing it for the first time. Who are they?
1. Nathalie Holscher
Nathalie Holscher/Photo: instagram.com/nathalieholscher
Nathalie Holscher experienced baby blues when she gave birth to her first child, Adzam Ardiansyah Sutisna. At that time, he always cried when he saw his son sleeping.
On one occasion, he also expressed his heart to always ask for health so he could live his life and face his future. Now she has to struggle to be a single mom after her separation from her ex-husband Sule Sutisna.
2. Siti Badriyah
Siti Badriyah/Photo: instagram.com/sitibadriyah
Breast milk that did not come out after giving birth was the cause of Siti Badriyah experiencing baby blues. The dangdut singer even cried and screamed hysterically in the hospital room. But at that time, after hearing the doctor’s explanation, he became calmer.
Now, his little daughter, Xarena Zenata is more than 1 year old. Siti Badriyah often shares her daughter’s funny moments.
3. Zaskia Adya Mecca
Zaskia Adya Mecca/Photo: instagram.com/zaskiaadyamecca
Zaskia Adya Mecca has now given birth to 4 children. When her first child was born, Sybilla Bramantyo, she admitted that she experienced baby blues because she was taking care of a newborn. He said that when he heard the sound of a baby crying he thought it sounded like a cat because he was so tired.
4. Ria Ricis
Ria Ricis/Photo: instagram.com/riaricis1795
Being a new mother, let alone a public figure with lots of comments from netizens, is definitely not easy. That’s what YouTuber Ria Ricis felt when her child was born. He experienced baby blues when his daughter, Moana, was considered skinny by netizens. At that time, Moana was born 2.5kg and made Ricis depressed with these comments.
Ricis said that he cried while breastfeeding, and even forced Moana to continue drinking breast milk so that her body would get bigger. When he had the baby blues, he was fortunate to be surrounded by a lot of support system from family and friends.
5. Mutia Ayu
Mutia Ayu/Photo: instagram.com/mutia_ayuu
The sad baby blues story also comes from Mutia Ayu. The wife of the late Glenn Fredly felt deep sadness because her husband left when their first child was only 40 days old.
A week after giving birth, she experienced baby blues which lasted for two weeks. At that time, Mutia had to try to be strong because at that time, her husband had to be hospitalized several times.
Beauties, maybe most people still don’t realize the dangers of baby blues which are often felt by mothers, especially mothers who have just given birth and are caring for babies. It is important for the people around you to support and continue to accompany mothers who are vulnerable to experiencing baby blues.
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