Sharna Burgess Recalls Having 'Dark Thoughts' After Giving Birth to Son Zane (Exclusive)
Burgress and Brian Austin Green welcomed baby Zane in June.
Sharna Burgess is opening up about the reason why she felt it was necessary to share she was having "super dark thoughts" following the birth of her and Brian Austin Green's son, Zane.
The former Dancing With the Stars pro spoke to ET's Denny Directo and went into detail about her Instagram post from last week, in which she's seen holding baby Zane while in the caption revealing that "intrusive mom thoughts" crept into her mind. The "super dark thoughts," she said, are "all the things that could go wrong."
In the caption, Burgess explained "all the ways I or life could accidentally hurt my baby. Falling down stairs holding him, sickness, a car accident." The list goes on, she added, but she's since "learned to tame" those thoughts. Now, Burgess tells ET why she wasn't afraid to be vulnerable on social media.
"I felt called to share that because I went through the experience of thinking, 'Is it just me? Is it just me that has these [thoughts?] Is there something wrong with my brain? Am I heading into postpartum depression?'" Burgess said. "I would ask, 'Is this normal?' and I did get assured by my family, by [Brian] that these sort of thoughts are normal."...