Simple Post-Partum Depression Cures

Post-Partum Depression is a debilitating, albeit extremely common, condition that affects new mothers everywhere. Medication is of course one of the standard remedies, but before you opt for it, there are other, simpler solutions which could very well get you back on your feet without modifying your metabolism.. Here are several of them, drawn from accounts of actual users

Go to bed early and try to get a good nights sleep

Lie down next to your heater vent and feel its comforting warmth

Stroll in the park amongst the ducks, watching what they do

Do things with your hands, perhaps a craft

Work in the garden, watering plants and pulling up weeds; each is calming in its own way

Buy yourself a fancy cup of coffee, savor its fine taste and aroma

Play with your kids and make plans with them for what you will do together when you are feeling better

See a therapist regularly and make sure you are totally candid with him

See a doctor regularly and make sure you are totally candid with him

Stay away from alcohol and other depressants

Have a relaxing bubble bath or a shower with something sweet to eat and drink; play soothing music while you are bathing

Keep a journal about your feelings it helps to externalize them

Exercise regularly this releases feel-good chemicals endorphins into your bloodstream

Join and participate in online forums for post-partum depression; discuss your problem with others who have it, seek their advice and enjoy the comfort of a loving community

Take part in activities with family and friends

Read a good book

Go visiting

Call a close friend and talk to herhim

Go for a drive

Bake something; this will direct your attention to a subject other than parenting and refresh your mind

Call your mom and talk to her about your problem. This could be the single most effective therapy for your situation, because she loves you, is deeply concerned about you and will make time to listen to you

Ask your mom to visit for some days. She could help with your chores and thus create some personal time for you to do the other things mentioned here

Put baby in her stroller and go out for a walk

Let yourself wallow for a bit with no pressure and all pleasure – stay in your PJs, eat junk food, mope a bit

Cuddle with your kids and if you feel like it, have a good cry while doing so. Realize there are people who truly love you can’t help but feel happy when your kids are giggling and rolling on the floor with you

Go to the beach if there is one nearby look at the ocean and breathe the sea air

Go shopping nothing like good old-fashioned retail therapy!, or go window-shopping

Have a long, deep chat with your dear husband, followed by a long, long cuddle and sweet kisses!

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