Paige and Bjorn Bellenbaum pose while on a skiing trip with their two kids, Max, 9, and Ella, 7. After Paige sought help for what she learned was postpartum depression, the Bellenbaums say they feel stronger now. Courtesy of the Bellenbaum family hide caption

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Melissa Mathis holds a container of freeze-dried placenta capsules. Carrie Feibel/Houston Public Media hide caption

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A JAMA Psychiatry study found that 1 in 7 mothers are affected by postpartum depression. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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