Oils for Post Natal Depression Part 4
If you are suffering from post natal depression, the first step that needs to be taken towards recovery is to learn to value yourself and to take sufficient time to look after your health.
During pregnancy a literally “eating for two” and this can result in a loss of appetite after childbirth. However, if you are breastfeeding and/or expressing milk then you are still eating for two and need to keep your appetite stimulated, even if the idea of food is nauseating.
- Use citrus oils to stimulate your saliva flow and digestive juices. Apply a few drops of the “maintaining appetite” blend onto a handkerchief to sniff before meals to give you an appetite.
Your must try to eat to keep up your strength for your baby and for your personal well being.