Breastfeeding Can Lead To Depression?

September 11, 2023 20:04
Breastfeeding Can Lead To Depression?

Unpleasant breastfeeding can lead to depression in some women. Women should seek timely help when it comes to breastfeeding, if not they are going to face depression issues. Women at this time might be dealing with a condition known as D MER or Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex. They find themselves in trouble, they will be in postpartum depression feeling that they are not feeding the baby properly.

Some of the issues that breastfeeding women face are as follows :

Breastfeeding is portrayed as a blissful bonding experience between the newborn and the mother, however, there is a link between breastfeeding and postpartum depression. These depression symptoms include pain, and discomfort while nursing and they are most concerned about the less milk they are providing to feed the baby.

Breastfeeding mothers need to have a healthy balanced diet and lifestyle. This will create an impact on your child's health as well.

Lack of support from the partner is one more stressful depression that arises in a breastfeeding mother. Many women even feel discomfort and excessive pressure to feed their babies frequently, which causes difficulties and self-guilt.

Signs of Depression in Breastfeeding women :

Poor self-esteem, uneasiness, uncomfortable, binge eating, restlessness, sick, frustrated, irritated, tense, lonely, eager over the baby and constant mood swings.

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