Meghan - posted on 05/14/2009 ( 7 moms have responded )
Hi, my daughter has just turned 8 months old. I breastfed exculsively until she was 5 1/2 months. I went back to work when she was 12 weeks old, and pumped as much as I could. Eventually, my milk dried up, and she has been on formula only since she was about 6 1/2 months.
I really miss breastfeeding, and wish I could have continued for much longer (even if only breastfeeding her once at night, something is better than nothing!). I am wondering if anyone has experienced this...and if so, can it contribute to delayed post-pardum depression? I am not sure that I really suffer from ppd, but am sad more often. (I was extremely happy my entire maternity leave, and have only had sad feelings since I have stopped nursing her).
Has anyone gone through this?