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Prenatal Micronutrient Supplementation and Postpartum Depression

Posted February 5, 2013

In a study involving 475 women from the Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition study, mean nutrient intakes from supplements were found to be higher in women with lower EPDS (postpartum depression) scores, particularly selenium and omega-3 fatty acids.

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Omega-3 backed for postpartum depression

Posted November 26, 2012

Increasing the levels of omega-3 fatty acids could help to battle postpartum depression, according to a new review.

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Postpartum Depression May Be Reduced By Eating More Fish

Posted November 20, 2012

Low levels of omega-3 may be behind postpartum depression, according to a review lead by Gabriel Shapiro of the University of Montreal and the Research Centre at the Sainte-Justine Mother and Child Hospital. Women are at the highest risk of depression during their childbearing years, and the birth of a child may trigger a depressive episode in vulnerable women.

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Meaning and Challenges in the Practice of Multiple Therapeutic Massage Modalities: A Combined Methods Study

Posted April 30, 2012

Therapeutic massage and bodywork (TMB) practitioners are predominantly trained in programs that are not uniformly standardized, and in variable combinations of therapies. To date no studies have explored this variability in training and how this affects clinical practice.

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