For the majority of women this is thankfully short lived and restoring progesterone levels after birth is helpful but a surprisingly high proportion may be at risk of future depression.
AnnA Rushton | February 17, 2014 | 1 comment
The sudden drop in progesterone after giving birth can lead to the ‘baby blues’ but could you have inherited it from your mother and what can you do about it?
AnnA Rushton | November 29, 2013 | 0 comments
It is something that women dread, but can progesterone help prevent early miscarriages?
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | November 11, 2013 | 2 comments
Many women suffer ‘baby blues’ after giving birth, but a new study reveals a surprisingly high number of them actually have postpartum depressive symptoms.
AnnA Rushton | April 8, 2013 | 0 comments
When deciding to have a family it is not always an easy or automatic process. Women need to have good levels of natural progesterone to conceive and to maintain a healthy pregnancy.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | December 21, 2012 | 0 comments
For a healthy conception and pregnancy, good levels of progesterone are essential, but beware of taking antidepressants during pregnancy due to the risk of birth defects and miscarriage.
AnnA Rushton | November 19, 2012 | 0 comments
Natural birth is hailed as a good thing but a new study calls it ‘highly traumatizing’ along with terrorist attacks and car accidents. Fortunately bioidentical natural progesterone helps elevate mood and anxiety as well as the baby blues!
AnnA Rushton | August 13, 2012 | 0 comments
Wanting to start a family is dependent on many factors and women are encouraged not to leave it too late. Fertility and conception can be helped by ensuring good progesterone levels but new research may also play its part.
AnnA Rushton | August 6, 2012 | 0 comments
Birth control needs to be both effective and risk-free but modern methods rely on synthetic hormones such as progestins that mimic the effect of bioidentical natural progesterone, but that can have serious side effects.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | May 25, 2012 | 3 comments
Essential information for anyone wanting to start a family, or who has experienced previous difficulty in maintaining a pregnancy.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | March 26, 2012 | 1 comment