Shortly after Melissa Ricks gave birth to daughter Keira, she suffered ‘post-partum’ depression.
Ricks said that in the beginning, it was hard for her and she needed lot of support, she cried a lot.
The actress gave birth via normal delivery on Jan. 12, 2016 to Keira Kelly, her first child with boyfriend Charles Togezaki.
She takes her hat off to every mom out there, especially those who single-handedly took care of their newborns and didn’t have any help to assist them.
Ricks is the youngest in the family and is used to depending on her family. Now,
Now that she is taking care of her own child, she knows that it’s a tough job and she needs supports from family and friends.
It was good that her mom arrived (from the United States) shortly after.
The new mom said she also got a lot of support from fellow celebrity moms like Sharmaine Arnaiz who gave sound advice.
Ara Mina gave birth only a few months ahead of me, but she really helped her a lot.
Melissa was last seen in an episode of the drama anthology ‘Maalaala Mo Kaya,’ titled ‘Pagkain’ opposite her former onscreen partner, Matt Evans.