Ivanka Trump Discusses her Postpartum Depression

Ivanka Trump speaks at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington. Ivanka Trump announced Wednesday, March 29, 2017, that she will serve as an unpaid employee in the White House. Photo: AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta
Ivanka Trump speaks at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington. Ivanka Trump announced Wednesday, March 29, 2017, that she will serve as an unpaid employee in the White House.

September 21, 2017 05:34 AM

Ivanka Trump is talking about her experience with postpartum depression in a new interview.

The senior White House adviser made the comment in an interview with "The Dr. Oz" show. Trump says that with "each of my three children I had some level of postpartum" and calls it a "very challenging emotional time for me."

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Clips from the interview, set to air Thursday, were shown on "Good Morning America" on ABC on Wednesday.

The first daughter also talks about her work on policy issues, including the economic empowerment of women.

RELATED: Ivanka Trump in Berlin to Talk Women's Economic Empowerment

Trump has been in New York this week, conducting meetings with foreign officials on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. She has sought to focus on a targeted set of issues, including family leave and workforce development.

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