Healing Breastfeeding Grief: How Mothers Feel and Heal When Breastfeeding Does Not Go as Hoped

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When breastfeeding does not go as hoped, mothers often have feelings of loss, sadness, anger, fear, failure, guilt and self-blame. Mothers then say they are heart-broken, crushed, and even devastated. These painful emotions double a mother's risk for postpartum depression. Yet, our healthcare system does not have guidelines in place to help mothers prevent the escalating emotions of Breastfeeding Grief. We have no "plan B" which guides mothers to promote optimal bonding when their breastfeeding goals are not met. And our ...

Healing Breastfeeding Grief: How Mothers Feel and Heal When Breastfeeding Does Not Go as Hoped 2016, Mother Food Books Series

ISBN-13: 9780979599521

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