Treating Pregnancy Depression with Acupuncture

Suzanne Murray

acupuncture needlesUp to 23 percent of women suffer from depression while they're pregnant. If you're one of them, it can have serious consequences for you and your baby if it goes untreated. But for women who are worried about taking antidepressants while pregnant, there may be another solution.

Acupuncture. The results of new study revealed that pregnant women who received acupuncture showed a considerable decrease in the severity of their depression compared to with women in a control group.

If you're depressed, talk about it with your doctor. Maybe acupuncture could help you.

Have you ever had acupuncture? Have you had it for depression while pregnant? Did it help? If you're depressed, would you try it?

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