In this episode, Mothering Radio explores breastfeeding and postpartum depression. Julie Grant interviews Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, who has authored three books on postpartum depression and who wrote “Breastfeeding Beats the Blues” in Mothering’s Sept-Oct 2010 issue. The article examines how breastfeeding can help women recover from postpartum depression, despite the common advise to wean during this time. A copy of the article can be found in the Sept-Oct 2010 issue.
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