Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression

10 – 20% of women experience postpartum depression (PPD). PPD should not be confused with “baby blues” which also presents similarly, but symptoms are milder and usually resolve after 14 days. I had not left the house except for the baby’s doctor’s...
When Breastfeeding does not go as planned.

When Breastfeeding does not go as planned.

“Breastfeeding is wonderful, but it may not work out the way you envisioned. Formula is not the devil.” As a physician, breastfeeding was highly promoted throughout my education. How could I not breastfeed my baby? Breastfeeding has many benefits, such as providing...