(NEXSTAR) – Britney Spears has introduced she is pregnant simply months after her long-standing conservatorship was terminated.
In a put up to Instagram Monday, the 40-year-old recounted how she misplaced “so much weight” earlier than taking a visit to Maui “only to gain it back.”
“My husband said ‘No you’re food pregnant silly,’” Spears wrote. “So I got a pregnancy test … and uhhhhh well … I am having a baby.”
She continued, saying that she gained’t be out in public a lot to keep away from the paparazzi and mirrored on how, when she was beforehand pregnant, she “had perinatal depression.”
Perinatal despair happens throughout or after being pregnant, in keeping with the Nationwide Institute of Psychological Well being. Moms experiencing perinatal despair could expertise emotions of maximum disappointment, nervousness, and fatigue.
“I have to say it is absolutely horrible,” Spears mentioned. “Women didn’t talk about it back then … some people considered it dangerous if a woman complained like that with a baby inside her … but now women talk about it everyday … thank Jesus we don’t have to keep that pain a reserved proper secret.”
Spears already has two sons – Jayden, 15, and Sean, 16 – along with her ex-husband, Kevin Federline, making this the primary little one for her and fiance Sam Asghari.
The singer was launched from her conservatorship in November after practically 14 years. Her father established the conservatorship when Spears was a 26-year-old new mom in 2008.
The choice to terminate the conservatorship capped a surprising odyssey that noticed Spears publicly demand the tip of it, rent her personal legal professional, have her father faraway from energy and at last win the liberty to make her personal medical, monetary and private choices for the primary time in over a decade.
Among the many allegations through the conservatorship was that Spears was unable to have kids as a result of an IUD had been implanted. It’s unclear whether or not or not that allegation was true however, after the conservatorship got here to an finish, Spears posted to Instagram saying she was “thinking about having another baby.”
The Related Press contributed to this report.