Natural Moms Podcast #126

August 20, 2009

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dr shoshanna bennett on postpartum depression natural treatmentsMy guest this week is Shoshana Bennett PhD, author of the newly released Pregnant on Prozac: The Essential Guide to Making the Best Decision for You and Your Baby as well as Postpartum Depression For Dummies

Clinical depression affects 15-20% of pregnant women, sometimes becoming so severe that the moms-to-be attempt suicide.

Mothers of multiples are at even higher risk with more than 25% suffering during pregnancy and postpartum.

Many moms want to avoid taking prescription medication to manage their depression during pregnancy and nursing, so are there viable alternatives?

“Dr. Shosh” discusses some of the various natural treatment options available for pregnant women today.

 

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