“It’s hard because when I was pregnant I had perinatal depression. I have to say it is absolutely horrible. Women didn’t talk about it back then. Some people considered it dangerous if a woman complained like that with a baby inside her. but now women talk about it every day. Thank Jesus we don’t have to keep that pain a reserved secret. This time I will be doing yoga every day. Spreading lots of joy and love,” she told her 40.5-million followers.
While many celebs and fans flooded her post with congratulatory messages, a few were left wondering if she was serious or if this was a “riddle”.
The pop star has previously spoken about her desire to have a third child.
In June 2021, Spears complained in court in her conservatorship case that she was being prevented from marrying or having more children.
In November, a US judge ended her 13-year conservatorship that had allowed her father, Jamie Spears, to control her personal life and $60m ( R875m) estate.
— Additional reporting by Reuters