Category Archives: breast feeding

An Essay: The Many Faces of Postpartum Depression

It is with great appreciation that I offer this essay to you.  I am certain that there will be something within its words that resonates with you or someone you know. Thanks Bill.   The Many Faces of Postpartum Depression … Continue reading

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PPD- An Acupuncturist’s Perspective

Below is the third in a series of interviews aimed at providing insight about PPMDs by a number of different health and wellness professionals. We know that there are a variety of factors that contribute to the development of depression … Continue reading

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More Information on Medication During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Its a hot topic in my office these days- Is it safe to take medication while pregnant or breastfeeding? The answer is that while some medications should not be taken during these times, many are very safe and should be … Continue reading

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Potential New Insight for Breastfeeding Moms who Struggle with Depression and Anxiety

Are you a nursing mom who, while breast feeding, feels a sudden pang of overwhelming sadness, dread, anger, or panic that occurs right before letdown and lasts only a few minutes after which you feel fine and “normal”?   If … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding and anti-depressants/ anti-anxiety meds

I am by no means a therapist who pushes medication when a mom is against it, and it is always my first course of action to support other means of conquering symptoms of depression and anxiety such as:  sleep, nutrition, … Continue reading

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