Modalities of care for depression and pregnancy

Prenatal Chiropractor Elliot Berlin, DC, explains various alternative modalities that are used to help treat anxiety or depression during pregnancy
Modalities of Care For Depression and Pregnancy
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Modalities of care for depression and pregnancy

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Someone in struggle with anxiousness and or depression. And there are several modalities that we can use to help them feel more comfortable and energetic. Early in pregnancy, we use Craniosacral Therapy to relax the central nervous system. Towards the middle of the pregnancy, we massage which has a positive effect on the min and body. We encourage yoga and meditation. And we can also use acupuncture and Chinese herbs which is particularly helpful in women who have stopped taking medication for the duration of their pregnancy. In our office, we have - my wife is a prenatal and postpartum psychologist and she's fantastic with counseling and in particular the support groups can come together and support one another. After pregnancy, many of our patients take the placenta and make pills out of it and take the placenta pills which seems to help with the baby blues and with depression.

Prenatal Chiropractor Elliot Berlin, DC, explains various alternative modalities that are used to help treat anxiety or depression during pregnancy

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Elliot Berlin, DC

Prenatal & Family Chiropractor

Ever since fate flung Dr. Elliot Berlin into the world of prenatal wellness care he has spent a dozen years discovering, perfecting and teaching techniques for improving musculoskeletal function to promote naturally comfortable and healthy pregnancy, labor and delivery. During that time, Dr. Berlin has become a passionate advocate for the preservation and restoration of informed choice in childbirth. Dr. Berlin’s informed pregnancy project is his commitment to compiling and disseminating accurate, unbiased information using every form of media to empower new and expectant parents into becoming active decision makers in their healthcare choices. Berlin Wellness Group has offices in Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks and Orange County. Dr. Berlin lives with his wife, perinatal psychologist Dr. Alyssa Berlin, and their four yummy kiddies in Los Angeles.

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