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#1 of 2 Old 05-08-2010, 08:36 PM - Thread Starter
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I'm getting ready to ttc again and I am a little bit concerned about PPD. I dont know if I had it with my first child or not, but all the new mom troubles, trouble breastfeeding, etc. - I didnt handle them well. I am wondering if there are things that can be done to prevent PPD? And does breastfeeding well help? Anything else? Thanks!
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Breastfeeding helps a lot. It gets the right hormones going. And getting enough SLEEP (always tough) is another good thing.

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