4 Science-Backed Alternative Therapies For Postpartum Depression

HuffPost Canada By: Patricia Tomasi 11/05/2018   Two days following the birth of her baby, Maria Lopez began experiencing anxiety attacks. Though she was immediately prescribed medication to treat her postpartum anxiety, Lopez said she didn't want to take it because she didn't want "chemicals" in her body. "I wanted to try natural things," Lopez, who … Continue reading 4 Science-Backed Alternative Therapies For Postpartum Depression

Please Don’t Take Gwyneth Paltrow’s Advice On Postpartum Depression

HuffPost Canada By: Patricia Tomasi  09/28/2018 In a recent People magazine article, Gwyneth Paltrow is quoted as saying that following her diagnosis of postpartum depression, she chose alternative therapies instead of medication and it worked. While I applaud Paltrow's ability to overcome postpartum depression, I think her holier than thou implication that downward dogs over drugs … Continue reading Please Don’t Take Gwyneth Paltrow’s Advice On Postpartum Depression

Is Kim Right? Would Eating My Placenta Have Stopped My Postpartum Depression?

The Huffington Post Canada  |  By Patricia Tomasi 05/10/2015 I'm not having any more kids, so I'll never know. But still. I have to know. Would eating my placenta have stopped my postpartum depression? Kim Kardashian seems to think so. So last night I took to Facebook and randomly surveyed women on their experiences. I got … Continue reading Is Kim Right? Would Eating My Placenta Have Stopped My Postpartum Depression?