– This is probably the worst thing that happened to me. I had terrible mood swings and this was too much. I probably cried for two weeks after giving birth, says YouTuber Andziaks, appealing to break the social taboo around the topic of postpartum.
Youtuber Andziaks became famous for sharing many details from her private life with Internet users. Angelika Zając, because that’s the real name of the internet celebrity, among others. she was live reporting taking a pregnancy test. She also showed a video of her childbirth on social media. This time, the 23-year-old decided to show that her life is not always as colorful as the photos on Instagram. Andziaks admitted that the postpartum period was very difficult for her. – This is probably the worst thing that happened to me. I had terrible mood swings and this was too much. I probably cried for two weeks after giving birth. I was sad all the time, and apart from sadness, I constantly felt anxiety, fear, emptiness… I felt like I had no one. It was a depression I had never had in my life, she said.
The YouTuber added that she also didn’t feel well physically at that time. – For the past three weeks, blood was pouring out of me terribly (…) I had stitches, I went to the shower and felt them… Burning, terrible pain – I stood, poured cold water on myself and was afraid to do anything. I was standing in the shower and screaming in pain, everything was burning, blood was pouring out of me, my breasts hurt because at the beginning, when there was a lot of milk, I felt like they would explode, she confessed.
Angelika Zając emphasized that she was sharing her story because she wanted to break the social taboo around the topic of postpartum. – This topic is still very embarrassing for many women. This is a time that should be talked about more. It was a very big surprise for me, she concluded.