Actress Hayden Panettiere is reportedly attending a treatment facility to fight postpartum depression, a condition she is battling after giving birth to her daughter in December 2014.

Panettiere’s representative confirmed the news to People on Tuesday.

"Hayden Panettiere is voluntarily seeking professional help at a treatment center as she is currently battling postpartum depression," the actress’ representative said.

The “Nashville” star has asked the media to “respect her privacy during this time,” the representative added.

Panettiere, 26, has been open about her struggle as a mother. The actress recently discussed how she “very much” relate to her “Nashville” character Juliette Barnes, who also suffers the same condition as her, during an appearance on “Live! with Kelly and Michael,” People reported.

“It’s something a lot of women experience. When [you’re told] about postpartum depression you think it’s ‘I feel negative feelings towards my child, I want to injure or hurt my child’ -- I’ve never, ever had those feelings. Some women do.”

“But you don’t realise how broad of a spectrum you can really experience that on. It’s something that needs to be talked about. Women need to know that they’re not alone, and that it does heal,” she said.

Panettiere explained that the postpartum depression is a condition that’s “completely uncontrollable.” She also said that women with this condition suffer real pain and need a lot of support.

Being a mother, Panettiere said “women are amazing” with their capability to conceive a child.

On Saturday, she also opened up on Twitter about the physical changes she has undergone after giving birth.

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