When a teen mother suffers from depression, breastfeeding may not seem possible. There are many emotions that a teen mother may feel.
“Breastfeeding helps teen mothers feel a sense of contribution; each time they breastfeed, they're providing their baby with something only they can offer,” says .
teen. Like many readers here, I've done my breastfeeding research. I became a woman obsessed, like an anxious little kid looking forward to.
In this issue of The Journal, Apostolakis-Kyrus et al contribute new information by identifying factors that determine breastfeeding initiation in teenage mothers.