Breastfeeding: Benefits for the Baby

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), breastfeeding provides all the nutrition babies need in an easy-to-digest fluid. ... read more »

Breast Pain and Breastfeeding

Breasts can end up becoming very painful and tender after breastfeeding. There are a few methods to help combat pain for different situationsthat are natural and effective and won't cause harm to the mother or the child. ... read more »

Life of Nursing Mothers

Though breastfeeding is one of the best things a mom can do for her baby, it can also be one of the most challenging. ... read more »

Breastfeeding: Nursing Primarily on One Breast

Infants are fickle creatures that know what they want and often get what they want with little fight. Breastfeeding is the natural feeding method preferred by infants, but that does not mean mother and infant will instantly find peace in the art of breastfeeding. ... read more »

Lactation Consultants

Though breastfeeding is beneficial for both mom and baby, it is not always easy. In fact, often times, it is downright difficult, at least at first. Fortunately, for many women after some good instruction and lots of practice, both mom and baby get the hang of it. ... read more »

Nursing Your Wounds: The Bad Boo Boos of Breastfeeding

When breastfeeding you must understand how to take care of your breastscorrectly, especially in the event that you experience pain. There are many different problems that may come. ... read more »

Milk Supply While Breastfeeding

Although it may look easy, breastfeeding is not a simple task. It is natural, but sometimes a new mother’s body just doesn’t respond like we hope it will. ... read more »

Breastfeeding: Plugged Milk Ducts

Milk ducts are present in breast tissue at birth, but are unused until puberty when hormonal changes cause milk ducts to grow. During pregnancy, milk ducts are activated and milk production begins. ... read more »

The Basics of Breast Pumping and Bottle Feeding

New mothers have the option to breastfeed directly or pump breast milk and feed baby with a bottle. Learn how to pump like a pro. ... read more »

IBM Delivers: Traveling Moms' Breast Milk Ships Home Free

IBM has recently announced a novel new approach for integrating work and family needs: breastfeeding female employees who travel on company business can have their breast milk shipped home for free. ... read more »

Pumping Breastmilk and Breastfeeding

As the benefits of breastfeeding have become more well-known in recent years, many moms are choosing to provide nourishment for their children in the most natural manner possible, breastfeeding. ... read more »

How to Stop Breastfeeding: 10 Tips from Veteran Moms

While many of these answers are founded in science, the best source of information for most women on how to stop breastfeeding comes from other moms. ... read more »

Can I Still Breastfeed When I Return to Work?

If you are a breastfeeding mother who is planning to return to work, you are probably wondering if you can continue to breastfeed your baby while working. ... read more »

Reasons for Earlier Than Desired Cessation of Breastfeeding

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have published the results of a breastfeeding survey in the journal Pediatrics. Breastfeeding mothers, nearly 1,200 in all, were followed for a period of one year. ... read more »

Breast Milk Production

Breast milk is the best option for feeding a newborn, so 'mother nature' made sure that women would be able to handle and meet the needs of thebaby, although some days it is harder than others. ... read more »

Delta Airline’s Breastfeeding Policy Unleashes Twitterstorm

Lindsay Jaynes was just trying to be a responsible, informed mother to her 10-week-old son when she sent a tweet to the Delta Airlines Twitter account asking about their breastfeeding policy. ... read more »

American Breastfeeding and Parenting

New parents and those who are still expecting will do everything that they can so that their children will have a future that is both positive and healthy such as feeding their babies with breast milk as long as possible. ... read more »

Storing Breast Milk Properly

If it weren’t for the breast pump, babies would have to switch to formula when mom went back to work. Luckily, that’s not the case. ... read more »

How to Deal with Postpartum Breast Engorgement

It is normal for your breasts to become larger and feel heavy, warmer and uncomfortable when your milk increases in quantity ('comes in') 2-6 days after birth. This rarely lasts more than 24 hours. ... read more »

Breastfeeding Basics for Mom

The art of breastfeeding offers a bond between mother and child like no other bond on earth. This is not to mention the fact that the colostrum is the best choice for babies first meals of life. ... read more »

Why You May Have to Stop Breastfeeding

My older and younger sisters have each taken very different approaches to breastfeeding in regards to duration. However, they both had that choice. Unfortunately, some women are forced to stop breastfeeding due to elements outside of their control. ... read more »