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    Shay Mitchell Said She's Hesitant To Have Another Child After Experiencing Prenatal Depression

    "It took a toll on me mentally."

    Shay Mitchell is getting real. The Pretty Little Liars star opened up about experiencing prenatal depression when she was pregnant with her daughter, Atlas.

    "For the majority of it, I was so blessed and liked a lot of it, but the parts I didn't like, I'm like, ‘Aww man. Wow,’” Shay recalled on the iHeartRadio podcast Katie’s Crib. “I want [Atlas to have a] sibling so bad but I don't want to go through pregnancy again.”

    "I wasn't that beaming goddess that absolutely loved it,” she continued. "I don't want to do it again because it took a toll on me mentally."

    Shay explained that she didn’t know a lot about prenatal depression before she experienced it herself.

    "I only heard of postpartum [depression] so I was preparing myself for that but then when I was upset and not feeling my best during [my pregnancy,] I was like, ‘What's this? Nobody talked about this! I should be so happy right now,'” the actor recalled. “So I'm nervous to go back in for that again."

    Although Shay had a tough pregnancy, she said she would like to expand her family when the time is right.

    "I feel like if I'm home and I can be comfortable and I don't put the pressure on myself for being on set, doing this, I will be more at ease,” she said.

    In the meantime, she's enjoying all of those sweet cuddles with Atlas.