Breastfeeding Could Stop Post Partum Depression

Women who breastfeed their babies may have a better shot at beating the "baby blues."

10% to 20% of new moms suffer from some form of post-partum depression.

Sleep deprivation and hormones play roles, but many new moms also experience an increase in inflammation.

Researchers say breastfeeding and Omega-3 fatty acids could help lower that inflammatory response and stress levels.

Unfortunately, depressed mothers tend to quit breastfeeding earlier than other moms.


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