The Birth of Excellent Prenatal Vitamins

Dear Readers, Please excuse any redundancy; I’m not sure you all got this post via feed.  So many women land on WellPostpartum Weblog because they are searching for info on prenatal vitamins I HAD to make sure this landed in everyone’s inbox… Here in Atlanta, Georgia we are surrounded by wonderful pine forests and I … Continue reading

Importance of Prenatal Vitamin D Exposure

Children whose mothers receive more vitamin D during pregnancy are taller and have thicker bones than children whose mothers receive less, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Bristol University.” The study has reinforced calls for the British government to tackle the widespread problem of vitamin D deficiency.

The Birth of Excellent Prenatal Vitamins

I asked my husband [a doctor] why some women were so tired after childbirth. Why do they get depressed? Why can’t they sleep? Had he heard this before?

“Everyday, he said. All the time.”

Exercise as Treatment for Perinatal Mood Issues

Here is an excellent follow up to my post on exercise written by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett.

“In most cases, the non-drug treatments are
as effective as medications with far fewer
side effects.” -Kathleen Kendall-Tackett

A growing body of research indicates that exercise is an effective treatment for depression, with efficacy comparable to that of medications.

Psychiatrist Calls for More CAM (Integrative Care)

The following article was written by the psychiatrist, James S. Gordon on the Psychology Today Blog   We  32Must Consider CAM for Depression by JAMES S. GORDON, M.D.   DR. GORDON is founder and director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, Washington, and clinical professor in the departments of psychiatry and family medicine at Georgetown … Continue reading

How Safe are Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

Just how good are fish oils? Even U.S. Olympic equestrian teams are using them to fuel their performance in Bejing! These atheles seek improved joint and respiratory function as well as increased focus and stamina that can come with using fish oils. Here dicussion will center on it’s use in new mothers.

There have been many questions surrounding the use of fish oils to prevent or treat…

7 Benefits of Detoxing Today

Here is an excellent article on the benefits of detoxing.  One understated benefit is the mood regulating result of a good detox.  Email me for more information on my favorite protocol at 7 Benefits of Detoxing Today Detoxification is the process whereby the body rids itself of harmful chemicals that have accumulated in the … Continue reading