Eating one's placenta

Should I Eat My Placenta?

Placentophagy, the eating of one’s placenta after birth, is a practice common in mammals. There is very little written about this practice in humans...
Welcome to Mind Body Pregnancy

Welcome to Mind Body Pregnancy!

You might be here because you are planning a pregnancy and feeling worried, or because you are pregnant and struggling emotionally, or postpartum and...

Acupuncture for Pregnancy Depression

Many of my pregnant patients struggling with depression ask about non-medication treatment options. Understandably, there are many concerns and hesitations about taking medication during...
Perinatal depression? Massage can help | Learn how massage can help decrease symptoms of depression and pick the right masage therapist for you

Perinatal Depression? Massage Can Help

We have previously discussed the importance of treating depression during pregnancy, given the potential consequences on the developing infant and the delivery. This article...
The Pregnancy Brain Myth

The Pregnancy Brain Myth

The way a woman’s mind works changes during pregnancy. Many women say they experience baby brain or pregnancy brain, referring to feeling less confident...

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Baby blues or beyond? Recognizing Postpartum depression | Learn about the risk factors for postpartum depression, how to diagnose it, and treatment options

Baby Blues or Beyond? Recognizing Postpartum Depression

The majority of women, more than three-quarters, experience the baby blues immediately after childbirth. It is a feeling precipitated by the sudden change in...