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Better Together—How Skin-to-Skin Contact Can Help Combat Postpartum Depression

Better Together—How Skin-to-Skin Contact Can Help Combat Postpartum Depression

You’ve probably heard about the proverbial “baby blues”, and its more serious sister, postpartum depression, both of which can leave you and your body feeling all kinds of bad after you give birth. Let’s start with something really important: If you feel this way consistently, you’re not just having a “bad day”, and more to the point, it’s nothing to be ashamed of! Postpartum mood swings are very common, due to the intense changes in hormones that new moms experience.
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