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breastfeeding

Is Breastfeeding All It's Chalked Up To Be? New Science Has An Answer

Ever wonder what breastfeeding will really do for your children?

Gretchen Lidicker
March 30 2017

What I Tell People Who Question Why I "Still" Breastfeed My Toddler

Whether you're a new mom or know one, these four Q&As will help you understand the conversation around breastfeeding.

Britt Grujic
October 6 2016

Why You Should Practice Mindful Breastfeeding + How To Do It

Breastfeeding is a great way to infuse peaceful pauses throughout your day as a new mom.

Tejal Patel
September 10 2016

Yes, Breast Milk Jewelry Is Now A Thing

Commemorate the closest moments you had with your baby by hanging preserved breast milk around your neck.

Emi Boscamp
May 23 2016

What It Really Takes To Be A Breastfeeding, Working Mom

If you're planning to continue breastfeeding after heading back to the office, here's everything you need to know about pumping at work—from a mom...

Allyson Downey
April 26 2016

This Woman's Response To Being Criticized About Not Breastfeeding Is Perfect

Moral of the story: Don't go around telling moms that "breast is best."

Emi Boscamp
April 19 2016

The One Thing Every Parent-To-Be Should Do Before Having Kids

Most great experiences take preparation and hard work—a birth is no different. Here are some of the many benefits of taking childbirth education...

Sarah Kamrath
April 17 2016

Herbal Remedies That Could Help With Breastfeeding

Many women worry about low production and want to know ways to boost it. Here's what research really shows about effective herbal remedies and other...

Tara Haelle
April 3 2016

The Healthy Drink Moms Shouldn't Have While Breastfeeding (But No One Told Me About)

"I’ll never be certain if my baby's symptoms were related to my diet — but I’d rather be safe than sorry."

Anna Gannon
February 23 2016

Why This Photo Of Breast Milk Is Going Viral

Apparently, babies get custom-made milkshakes from their mamas every time they latch on.

Emi Boscamp
February 22 2016

6 Self-Care Tips I Used To Feel Healthy & Beautiful As A New Mom

These six pieces of advice helped me not only recover quickly after a tough labor but also feel beautiful, and still like myself, as I took on the new...

Rachel Barbaro
February 19 2016

I Didn't Breastfeed My Children & They Turned Out Great. Here's What I Wish All Moms Knew

Seven years ago when I had my first daughter, I was unable to breastfeed because of the medication I was taking after delivery complications. I felt...

Nicole Avena, PhD
December 29 2015

10 Things I Wish I'd Known About Breastfeeding

Like many women, I was planning on trying to breastfeed my baby. But I had no idea how hard it would be — physically and mentally. Seems like mothers...

Amy Klein
November 30 2015

Science Says There's Another Reason To Breastfeed (Hint: It Has Nothing To Do With The Baby)

We think of breast-feeding one of the most selfless things you can do for your child; you're literally nourishing him or her with nutrients from your...

Emi Boscamp
November 24 2015

Don't Breastfeed — Until You Read This

Where the hell am I going to get a cabbage leaf at this time of night?

Amy Klein
November 23 2015

The Age Of Your First Period Could Say A Lot About Your Long-Term Health

It might not be your fondest memory, but think back to what age you were the first time you got your period. Sure, it might have been uncomfortable...

Allie White
November 1 2015

7 Ways French Women Do Childbirth & Breast-Feeding Differently

I gave birth to two of my three children in France (the third in Switzerland), and had an all-around extremely positive experience. The importance the...

Rebeca Plantier
October 13 2015

Breast-Feeding Made Me Feel Like A Failure As A Mother. Here's What I Didn't Know Before I Started

On New Year's Eve when I was 20 years old — the night my baby was born — I was in my bedroom screaming, "I'm going to die." Around 4 a.m. on New...

Amy Mungham
October 12 2015