It’s not unusual to feel tearful, sad or mildly depressed after weaning; some mothers also experience irritability or mood swings. These feelings are usually short-term and should go away in a few weeks, but some mothers experience more severe depression that requires treatment. What causes these moods swings, and are some mothers at greater risk?
Some mothers never experience any nipple pain at all, but studies show that the majority of women in the US and other western countries do have some nipple pain in the beginning. How do we tell the difference between this typical nipple pain and a problem that would benefit from expert help? What are common causes and solutions for breast pain in breastfeeding women?
Information on managing breastfeeding when your breastfed child is diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
A mother’s story of breastfeeding her baby with Type 1 diabetes.