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Does anyone have natural methods for dealing with post partum depression?

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Asked by NTAMS at 6:52 PM on Apr. 13, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • sorry I don't please talk to the Dr

    Answer by rayna_82 at 6:53 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • Exercise. Put the baby in a stroller or sling and go for a walk, if feasible join a gym w/ child day care, look for stroller strider groups in your area.

    Answer by Mom_2_cuties at 6:58 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • Sorry, but I would go to the doctor. Post partum depression is nothing to mess around with.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 7:00 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • I was extremely depressed after my second child was born, but I knew why I was depressed. I had a two year old already who still wined and cried, I had a husband who doesn't like be at home and he would not take the oldest child with him. One day I grabbed my sisters and did a day without kids and I had a crying screaming fight with my husband about him not ever being home and then my depression went away (not right away but it did). I told him all the thoughts that were running through my mind and I mentally took control of them.

    If there is not a specific cause to your depression you will want to see a dr. Do it for your child as much as yourself.

    Good Luck!!

    Answer by ChristyW3 at 7:11 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • Placental encapsulation. Seriously.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 7:14 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • exercise and/or a girls night out worked wonders for me. Even grocery shopping by myself was helpful. Do something without baby for just a little bit and you'll feel much better :)

    Answer by bootsky at 7:27 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • Everyone one deals, and heals differently. For yourself and child you should still talk to a dr. Mayne tell him or her you would prefer not to have a perscription and see if they have any suggestions. But it really isnt anything to mess around with and you should talk to someone soon. Good luck.

    Answer by VBM7287 at 7:27 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

  • Breastfeed and co bed and baby wear

    Answer by MELRN at 11:05 PM on Apr. 13, 2011

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