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How do natural methods for addressing postpartum depression impact bonding and breastfeeding?

Actually, the same drug-free approach used for postpartum depression and anxiety helps enhance deeper bonding and successful breastfeeding. A nutritional approach to help level moods also helps moms produce more breastmilk and the “Hormone of Love”- oxytocin. Oxytocin makes us feel in love with our baby and our family. It is responsible for ejecting the […]

How can WellPostpartum Consulting help my partner understand my postpartum depression (PPD)?

When a man sees that his partner is upset, for any reason, his nature is to make her feel better. This is a wonderful trait that men have for their family. But, when he doesn’t understand the problem he is likely to become uncomfortable, confused or even frustrated. The truth is that men will never fully […]

Cheryl, why do you care so much about postpartum depression (PPD)? What was it like for you?

Personally, I have had just about every type of issue on the postpartum spectrum during my training in psychology, counseling and women’s studies. Afterward I received additional training in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, so I was equipped to recognize my symptoms. Directly after the birth of first baby I had severe mercury poisoning from […]

Postpartum Depression (PPD) and Anxiety (PPA) Can Take on Many Forms. What are the Differences Between Them?

Postpartum depression (PPD) and anxiety (PPA) can take on many different forms. Some women have a hard time identifying with the term ‘postpartum depression’ because they feel more anxious than depressed, or they are confused and fearful about postpartum psychosis. Learn more about the different types of mood and anxiety reactions here. Depression in pregnancy […]

How many different forms of Postpartum Depression exist (PPD)?

Postpartum Depression Symptoms Depression in Pregnancy can feel like extreme exhaustion, tearfulness or anxiety. Moms can have a hard time concentrating, or feel guilty and worthless. They can lose interest in things they used to enjoy. Sleeping and eating habits can change. Women can have thoughts of hopelessness, even death or suicide. Baby Blues usually […]

How Quickly Can I Resolve My Postpartum Depression Using a Natural Approach?

Having PPD is absolutely miserable. At Wellpostpartum Consulting, we understand how it feels. It can seem like you’ve hit rock bottom and life will never be the same. FREE From PPD can help you drastically change your symptoms in 4 days or less. I have worked with new moms since 1999 and am amazed by […]

What is Postpartum Depression (PPD)?

Postpartum depression is actually a misnomer. Most moms have postpartum anxiety; not depression. Moms like this feel an unrelenting irritability- like they are losing control. Women with postpartum depression, on the other hand, can feel lethargic and sad. They might want to stay in bed, or they can lose interest in a lot of things […]

Why Did I Get Postpartum Depression? Am I Going Crazy?

No, you’re not going crazy. There is something wrong in your biochemistry, but it can be corrected easily without medications. It’s not a character flaw. Many different kinds of women have suffered,from the famous and wealthy to normal, everyday moms like you and me. Having postpartum depression and anxiety is not related to social standing, […]

Using Natural Progesterone to Alleviate Symptoms of PPD

The following is an excellent article on natural progesterone uses by Dr. Joseph Mercola. His newsletters have over 1.5 million subscribers. He’s an alternative MD who takes great care to provide solid, unbiased information. The progesterone product I recommend is Progessence Plus by Young Living. This progesterone does not need to be rotated to different […]