Chrissy Teigen was “drinking too much” following the birth of her daughter

The 32-year-old model gave birth to her baby girl Luna two years ago, and has said that, after suffering with postpartum depression – about which she has spoken in detail before – she lost control of her health.

She said: “After Luna, I was drinking too much. I wasn’t eating as much because I was full from drinking. I wasn’t being good to my body. I remember being so bruised from nothing.”

The Lip Sync Battle host – who now also has three-month-old son Milo with her husband John Legend – now takes antidepressants to help her cope with her depression, and couldn’t be more “proud” that she’s doing the best she can for her body

She added: “It’s like, what could be more important than mental health? What’s more important than being proud of yourself and doing the best you can for your body?”

Following two pregnancies and a battle with her health, Chrissy says that she now has a completely different perspective on her body, and the former Sports Illustrated swimsuit model now no longer cares if she never puts on another bikini.

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Speaking to Women’s Health magazine, she said: “Honestly, I don’t ever have to be in a swimsuit again. Since I was 20 years old, I had this weight in my mind that I am, or that I’m supposed to be. I’ve been so used to that number for 10 years now. And then I started realising it was a swimsuit-model weight. There’s a very big difference between wanting to be that kind of fit and wanting to be happy-fit.”

Previously, Chrissy had said she was “worried” about getting postpartum depression for a second time when she was expecting her son

She said: “Do I worry about it with this little boy? I do. But I also know that when it does happen – if it does – I’m so ready for it. I have the perfect people around me for it. That’s why I stand for a real core group of people around me.”

Author: BANG Showbiz