Breastfeeding should be promoted and supported, but what passes for "support" often leaves parents who either choose not to, or prove unable to, bereft. In this context, is it any wonder that those who "fail" at breastfeeding have double the risk of postnatal depression?
Janice Williams grew up in Camrose, Alta. and moved to Victoria, B.C. in 1997 where she completed bachelor and masters degrees in economics at the University of Victoria. She is a health-care economist, a quality care advocate, and a blogger (Awaiting Juno). She is a married to Darren Williams; step-mother to Isaac and Georgia; and mother to Juno and Wyatt.
SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW
Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Learn more