Postpartum Depression impacts for the 15% of women each year. In a previous episode, we discussed the symptoms and triggers for PPD. Now, learn more about breastfeeding-friendly options for treating depression many new mothers experience shortly after giving birth.
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About 15% of women will experience postpartum depression each year- which is more than the amount of women who are diagnoses with breast cancer, diabetes or those who have a stroke. What are the signs of PPD and how can it impact your breastfeeding experience?
Do you feel pressure to breastfeed your baby? It can result in a lot of guilt when things don’t work out the way you had planned. So, what do you do with all this guilt? How do you process it? And how do you overcome it?
Need credible information to support you through postpartum depression? The faster you find this help, the closer you'll be to recovery. Clinical Psychologist Dr. Shoshana Bennett, one of the foremost experts on Postpartum Depression.
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What triggers postpartum depression in new moms? How do you know if you're experiencing actual depression or just a brief bout of the baby blues? And where can you seek help if you find this happening to you?