Complementary therapies as adjuncts in the treatment of postpartum depression.

@article{Weier2004ComplementaryTA,
  title={Complementary therapies as adjuncts in the treatment of postpartum depression.},
  author={Kira M Weier and Margaret W. Beal},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  year={2004},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={
          96-104
        }
}
Postpartum depression affects an estimated 13% of women who have recently given birth. This article discusses several alternative or complementary therapies that may serve as adjuncts in the treatment of postpartum depression. The intent is to help practitioners better understand the treatments that are available that their clients may be using. Complementary modalities discussed include herbal medicine, dietary supplements, massage, aromatherapy, and acupuncture. Evidence supporting the use of… CONTINUE READING

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