(CNN)The science is clear: Staying hydrated and drinking enough water has health benefits. Hydration can help lubricate and cushion joints, protect sensitive tissues in your body, flush out waste and keep your immune system and even your skin healthy. Yet when it comes to bottled water, there are several types on the market: spring, purified, mineral, artesian and even alkaline. Is any type best? It turns out that might come down to personal preference, as more research seems to be needed for a definitive answer. "For the price, I'm going to get spring water," said Dr. Eddie Fatakhov, a physician and nutritionist at the Center for Internal and Integrative Medicine in Alpharetta, Georgia. "Because I know it came from the spring." Read More Spring, purified, mineral, artesian: What's the difference? Spring water comes from an underground source and must be collected at the spring or through a borehole tapping the spring's source, according to the International Bottled Water … [Read more...] about The healthiest water to drink: Is there such a thing?
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That’s because right after her daughter was born in 2014 — before all that trouble began — everything felt amazing. Abramson was smitten, just as she had imagined she would be. She would look into her baby’s round, alert eyes and feel adrenaline rush through her. She had so much energy. “I actually was thinking, like, ‘I don’t get why other moms say they’re so tired, or this is so hard. I got this,'” she said. Abramson wanted to be the perfect mom. She and her husband lived in San Francisco, and she had worked as a successful entrepreneur and marketing executive for a Silicon Valley tech company. She was organized and ready to start a family. And that first week after her baby was born, everything was going according to plan. The world was nothing but love. Then the baby started losing weight, and the pediatrician told Abramson to feed her every two hours. The new mother started to feel as if she couldn’t keep up. “It … [Read more...] about Postpartum Psychosis Is Real, Rare And Dangerous
Treatments She Wanted To Be The Perfect Mom, Then Landed In A Psychiatric Unit Audio will be available later today. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Enlarge this image Lisa Abramson and her firstborn child, Lucy, in 2014. A few weeks after Lucy's birth, Abramson started feeling confused, and then started developing delusions — symptoms of postpartum psychosis. Courtesy of Claire Mulkey hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Claire Mulkey Lisa Abramson and her firstborn child, Lucy, in 2014. A few weeks after Lucy's birth, Abramson started feeling confused, and then started developing delusions — symptoms of postpartum psychosis. Courtesy of Claire Mulkey Lisa Abramson says that even after all she's been through — the helicopters circling her house, the snipers on the roof, and the car ride to jail — she still wants to have a second child. That's because right after her daughter was born in 2014 — before all that … [Read more...] about She Wanted To Be The Perfect Mom, Then Landed In A Psychiatric Unit
× Food & Drink Home & Living Money Parenting Relationships Style & Beauty Travel Wellness Work/Life Finds MORE FROM HUFFPOST News Politics Entertainment Communities Opinion HuffPost Personal Videos ©2019 Oath Inc. All rights reserved. HuffPost News × Why Breastfeeding Guilt Is So Hard To Shake Parenting When is it OK to stop breastfeeding? Whenever you need to. By Catherine Pearson 01/09/2019 11:16am ET Stephanie Walton’s breastfeeding challenges began as soon as her first baby was born. She needed an emergency C-section and wasn’t able to try feeding him for hours. When she did, her son clamped down hard on her nipples, which soon cracked and bled. For the first few days, she struggled to breastfeed him at all. In five days, he lost 13 percent of his body weight. She developed thrush (a yeast infection that moms and babies can pass back and forth) and mastitis (breast inflammation that … [Read more...] about Why Breastfeeding Guilt Is So Hard To Shake