Category Archives for "Postpartum Depression"

Postpartum depression is actually caused by imbalances and deficiencies commonly experienced by most new mothers. Women with postpartum depression can speed their recovery with herbs and supplements, nutrition, rest and loving support.

Acupuncture for Postpartum Depression

By their very nature, pregnancy and childbirth, and the strong hormonal changes that go with them, are hard on a woman’s body. While depression should never be ignored, many nursing moms are very reluctant to take antidepressant medication for fear of the effect it will have on their babies. Acupuncture has the ability to fill a very important gap as an alternative and more natural treatment for postpartum depression.

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Omega 3 for Postpartum Depression

It’s becoming well known that the essential fatty acids called DHA and EPA found mainly in certain fish, are important for the neurological development of the fetus during pregnancy. Even baby formulas and baby foods are being supplemented with DHA. What is only recently being understood is it’s relevance to postpartum health, and depression specifically.

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