Prevention form Postpartum Depression

Intensive nursing intervention by a trained professional nurse can help prevent postpartum depression from developing. Apart from that, diet and lifestyle changes can also go a long way in minimizing the effects of the hormonal changes that follow after childbirth. Avoiding cigarettes, caffeine and alcohol can go a long way in helping as can a healthy balanced diet and exercise. 
Frequently asked questions
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