Two days following the birth of her baby, Maria Lopez began experiencing anxiety attacks. Though she was immediately prescribed medication to treat her postpartum anxiety, Lopez said she didn’t want to take it because she didn’t want “chemicals” in her body. “I wanted to try natural things,” Lopez, who lives in Toronto, told HuffPost Canada. “At […]Read More 4 Science-Backed Alternative Therapies For Postpartum Depression
HuffPost Canada By: Patricia Tomasi 09/28/2018 In a recent People magazine article, Gwyneth Paltrow is quoted as saying that following her diagnosis of postpartum depression, she chose alternative therapies instead of medication and it worked. While I applaud Paltrow’s ability to overcome postpartum depression, I think her holier than thou implication that downward dogs over drugs […]Read More Please Don’t Take Gwyneth Paltrow’s Advice On Postpartum Depression
The Huffington Post Canada | By Patricia Tomasi 05/10/2015 I’m not having any more kids, so I’ll never know. But still. I have to know. Would eating my placenta have stopped my postpartum depression? Kim Kardashian seems to think so. So last night I took to Facebook and randomly surveyed women on their experiences. I got […]Read More Is Kim Right? Would Eating My Placenta Have Stopped My Postpartum Depression?