Working Out After Baby

FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Losing weight about 6 months after giving birth lowers a woman’s risk of being overweight in the future. The best strategy to get back to pre-baby weight is a combination of diet and exercise, rather than diet alone. That’s because exercise boosts heart health and helps preserve muscle…

New Dads Can Get the Baby Blues, Too

THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Postpartum depression isn’t limited to moms. Rates of depression among new fathers are similar to those among new mothers, and more needs to be done to help these men, two psychologists say. “Recent research has shown that roughly 10 percent of new dads experience postpartum depression, and up…