On 11/18/07, Olivia wrote: > I am 7 months pregnant and have had depression in the > past. I am scared that once I have the baby I will be > more likely to get PPD. I have heard that breastfeeding > can help prevent PPD. Has anyone else heard this?
I have heard it also. I think sometimes the main reason for PPD is lack of sleep. Breastfeeding does not help with that. You will be the only one feeding if you do this and you will be up every 2-3 hours. Not so much sleep.