20 Tips For Coping With Postpartum Depression
9. Eat Well
Ensuring proper nutrition is essential when combating depression. Healthline recommends whole foods as opposed to processed. You can also benefit from adding omega-3 fatty acids, which are currently being looked at as an alternative treatment for PPD. Omega-3s can be found in foods like salmon and flaxseed oil, or you can take them as a supplement. You're likely still taking prenatal vitamins if you're breastfeeding, and many already contain omega-3s.