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Here's the 411 on Postpartum Depression, Mood & Anxiety Disorders, Part Two - Help

Here's the 411 on Postpartum Depression, Mood  & Anxiety Disorders, Part Two - Help

In part one you learned the difference between the baby blues, postpartum depression, and postpartum psychosis. We also talked about other postpartum mood and  anxiety disorders such as OCD, generalized anxiety disorder, post traumatic disorder, panic disorder and psychosis.  Now I am going to share with you how to get help as well how to help yourself or a loved one. 

What Does Yoga, Pregnancy and Labor Have in Common?

What Does Yoga, Pregnancy and Labor Have in Common?

I have been actively practicing and teaching yoga, pranayamas (breathing) and meditation for the past twenty years.  Believe it or not, yoga is very supportive of  a mom’s sense of well-being and health during pregnancy.  I have studied pregnancy and childbirth, have had the honor of being a husband to a wonderful woman and have watched her go through pregnancy and give birth to our beautiful daughter.  I have also had the pleasure of observing many pregnant women throughout the years who have faithfully practiced yoga with me.  What I have observed has been true for all of them.