Returning to the Real You: Understanding Postpartum Mood Issues & Balancing Them Naturally [Ep #11]
Hello and welcome back to Two-Eyed seeing, in this episode we are actually going to be covering a clip of a recent webinar/seminar that I delivered for one of the indigenous communities that I had the privilege to work with. What we covered in that particular webinar was actually about postpartum mood issues, which is a big issue for so many of you out there. I know a lot of you moms struggled out there and worrying about this even before your baby was born. This is a big issue and we’ll get into understanding why these things happen to us women and some of the natural things that we can do in order to address them and really get to the bottom of it so that we’re not bringing so many issues to us.
In this episode, we’re going to talk about postpartum issues. This experience is common to women who just gave birth. Hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, which are high during pregnancy are the primary reason for postpartum depression. There are a lot of things that we should be aware of when this occurs, things to take note of to be able to achieve a speedy recovery to this issue. Stay tuned to learn more!
IN THIS EPISODE:
[1:22] Introduction and context for this episode – A recent webinar that I delivered to one of the indigenous communities that I worked with.
[6:31] The wide range spectrum of Postpartum issues.
[11:00] What you need to know about antidepressants, the side effects after each dosage.
[16:18] Talking about nutrition: “If we don’t eat the right foods, then we’re not going to feel well.”
[19:42] Experiencing stress; the overproduction of cortisol, which affects our blood sugar.
[23:39] Why stress is so important to give attention to.
[28:18] The benefits of breastfeeding and its impact on your hormones.
[32:34] Things we should be aware of about hormonal imbalance, which could be worsened by pregnancy.
[34:00] Making sure that we eat what is right and have adequate nutrition.
[41:18] The “Progressive Muscle Relaxation” technique.
[47:37] Another alternative form of effective medication is ‘Chinese Medicine’.
[48:24] My final statements and takeaways.
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