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Hayden Panettiere seeking help for postpartum depression

Hayden Panettiere checked into a facility seeking help for her postpartum depression.Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Hayden Panettiere checked into a facility seeking help for her postpartum depression.

Actress Hayden Panettiere has checked into a facility in an attempt to overcome her postpartum depression — less than one month after revealing she was suffering from it.

“Hayden Panettiere is voluntarily seeking professional help at a treatment center as she is currently battling postpartum depression,” her rep told the Daily News.

The “Nashville” actress, who gave birth to her first child Kaya in December, recently opened up about her battle against postpartum depression, which many women suffer soon from after giving birth.

“It’s something that’s completely uncontrollable,” she said on “Live! with Kelly and Michael” last month. “It’s really painful and it’s really scary and women need a lot of support.”

The 26-year-old star, who had the child with fiancé and professional boxer Wladimir Klitschko, added that she didn’t realize how many ways the condition can impact new mothers.

“When they tell you about postpartum depression, you think it’s ‘I feel negative feelings towards my child, I want to injure or hurt my child,'” she said. “I’ve never, ever had those feelings. And some women do.”

“You don’t realize how broad of a spectrum you can really experience that on,” she said. “It’s something that needs to be talked about.”

Hayden Panettiere opened up about her postpartum depression on “Live! with Kelly and Michael” last month.Live! Kelly & Michael

Hayden Panettiere opened up about her postpartum depression on “Live! with Kelly and Michael” last month.

Panettiere also told hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan that she can greatly relate to her character on “Nashville,” Juliette Barnes, as she also suffers from postpartum depression on the show.

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