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Postpartum Depression Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Postpartum Depression.

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Bouncing Back into Shape after Baby

Now that your baby has finally arrived, your life will never be the same. Your body has gone through some major changes, too—and will continue to do so in the coming months. When you're feeling ready (and after your doctor gives you cl...  Read more

6 Exercises to Rebuild Your Core after Pregnancy

After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account. Some postpartum women may notic...  Read more

Considering Pregnancy?

Caring for your health before you become pregnant may help you identify areas that put you and/or your baby at risk during pregnancy. First, schedule a pre-conception counseling appointment with your doctor. This discussion can educate you on things...  Read more

A Healthy Diet for Dealing with Depression

Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain...  Read more

Dietary Supplements for Depression

It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople...  Read more

Depression/anxiety has taken over. Fell a little o
Updated 7/4/2015 5:05:43 PM

Depression/anxiety has taken over. Fell a little off track this past week. Although I've tried working out and walked over my usual goal I stopped tracking my food and fitness. Getting back on track. I need motivation....  Read more

my depression has been kicking my butt today. :( b
Updated 6/30/2015 2:48:19 PM

my depression has been kicking my butt today. :( but on the plus side, at least I know there are no binge foods in the house so I can't use that as my coping mechanism....  Read more

been dealing with depression lately. Feeling that
Updated 6/18/2015 9:42:40 PM

been dealing with depression lately. Feeling that im unwanted and hes not happy in this relationship. Dont know if its just me but something doesnt feel right 😏 its ruining my motivation to workout. Ended up cancelling on my friend who wanted to r...  Read more

hey! I started a group for postpartum mamas called
Updated 5/30/2015 2:02:33 PM

hey! I started a group for postpartum mamas called postpartum 2015 moms since none of the other postpartum groups seems active. Mamas come join and let's support each other!...  Read more

New Group for Postpartum Moms!
Updated 5/30/2015 1:18:15 AM

Hey there! I wanted to start an active group for the postpartum mamas that are currently using Spark to get to know each other. The group is called 2015 Postpartum Moms. Go check it out and join so we can start supporting one another!...  Read more

Depressed.....Drink Water

Depression occurs without adequate amounts of water your brain can't produce enough seratonin...  Read more

Processed Foods May Cause Depression

Processed Foods might trigger depression. Yes, your diet can be associated with depression. Not enough omega-3 foods is another cause for increased levels of depression, as well as, junk food and sweets. Eat nuts, spinach or Kale asparagus, avocado...  Read more

Dealing with Depression

Welcome! This is a space for anyone dealing with depression to support each other as we eat right, exercise, lose weight, and find ways to manage our depression. ...  Read more

NEW Series: Menopause Health and Fitness 101

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. Today's blog post is the first in a series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. Welcome to Menopause Health and Fitness 10...  Read more

Win the Battle of the 'Menopause Belly' Bulge

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. One of the first changes many postmenopausal women not...  Read more

Starting, Postpartum Depression, etc.

Well, today is day two of changing my diet and activity levels. I ran yesterday for the first time in over a month. Ouch! My whole body hurts. But it is a good hurt and I slept like a log last night. My post-partum depression is really kicki...  Read more

My postpartum Depression....

Today was the day I got my official diagnosis. 40Today He also went over a couple issues the therapist wrote down. After that he gave me a prescription for ******* and an appointment to see him in month. After that I went to Liliana and she gave m...  Read more