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10 Silent Signs You Could Have Postpartum Depression

View as slideshow Parenting More than just "baby blues," postpartum depression is a serious condition that affects one in nine women, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are some ways to tell if you are suffering from postpartum depression symptoms, and what you can do to get the help you need.

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Dr. Barry Sears
The underlying cause of postpartum depression is the depletion of omega-3 fatty acids from the mother’s body because the fetus needs those fatty acids for its brain development.  The way to overcome this condition is high-dose fish oil in the range of 5-7.5 grams of EPA and DHA per day.

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