Health Tip: Battling The Post-Baby Blues10/07/13
(HealthDay News) -- There are many physical and emotional
changes in a new mother's life that can trigger a bout of the
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these suggestions to
help prevent the condition:
- Get as much sleep as possible, napping when your baby
- Don't put so much pressure on yourself, and accept that you
can't do everything.
- Let others help out.
- Avoid being without another adult's company all of the
- Seek help from your spouse or partner, friends and family, or
consider joining a new mom's support group.
- Find time for regular exercise.
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