How this comedian became a serious maternal mental health activist

Angelina Spicer experienced severe postpartum depression after having her daughter.
Angelina Spicer experienced severe postpartum depression after having her daughter.
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One in seven women experience depression and anxiety during or after the birth of a child. Most find it hard to talk about. But LA-based comedian Angelina Spicer talks about her experience with postpartum depression a lot. She’s even made it part of her stand-up routine.

And it's not just for laughs. Spicer has become a serious advocate for maternal mental health. 

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