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 […]

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 […]