While some mums may go gaga over their newborn, 1 in 8 women suffer from post partum depression. Classic symptoms include feeling overwhelmed and a sense of hopelessness. Other symptoms that may contribute to post partum depression includes:
1) Sleep deprivation
4) Prolong post partum bleeding
6) Insufficient lactation
7) Lack of concentration
8) Easily agitated
10) Birth trauma
Over time if symptoms are not alleviated, coping mechanisms, ability to function and enjoy life may diminished.
How Can Acupuncture Help?
At Healing Circle Community Acupuncture, we treat patient holistically with acupuncture, nutrition and herbal medicine.
We help patients feel relax by reducing their stress levels, improve their blood circulation, improve sleep quality and teach nutritional habits that will feed their bodies with food that will nourish them and their baby.
On average, patient feels better after 2-3 sessions. They will report that their sleep and mood has improved and their outlook of life is more positive.
If you think you are suffering from post partum depression and do not want to be on medication, call us at 909.590.4183 for your appointment.