About Lynn

lynn jaffeeLynn Jaffee is a licensed acupuncturist and the author of the book, Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health, a clear and concise explanation of Chinese medicine for the lay person. She is co-author of the book, The BodyWise Woman, a personal health manual for physically active women and girls. Read more about Lynn...

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Acupuncture for Postpartum Depression

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From time to time I get calls from new mothers wanting to know if acupuncture can help with their postpartum depression. I’m always glad to field those calls, because frequently women suffering from postpartum depression tend to suffer in silence. Whether they think it’s just temporary or they’re just too tired or overwhelmed to do anything about it, it’s unfortunate that many new moms don’t get the help they need early on.

Sometimes called the Baby Blues, postpartum depression may appear as a group . . . → Read More: Acupuncture for Postpartum Depression