Depressed? Breastfeeding May Offer Protection from Symptoms via Metabolic “Reset”
By The Healthy Home Economist on December 12, 2013
By Dr. Kelly Brogan MD As is the case with most parenting-related decisions, breastfeeding, and the right not to, are the subject of a polarized debate with potential feelings of shame, guilt, and resentment experienced by those mothers who feel that they “don’t measure up”. When, in the realm of birth and childcare, we depart from what we have been evolutionarily designed to accomplish, we often learn that our assumptions about what we thought we knew, turn out to be embarrassingly reductionist. . . .