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My Nursing Days Are Over

Cara Paiuk | Posted 10.01.2014 | Parents
Cara Paiuk

The nursing and pumping drained me of my energy, the lack of sleep made me more than a little short-tempered and caring for two newborns and a toddler was even more challenging than I had anticipated.

Breastfeeding My Second Baby: No Pump Needed

Maia James | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Maia James

I have gotten as far as taking the breast pump out of storage, but I cannot seem to make myself use it. It just seems like too much effort with not enough payoff, although some of my friends have expressed annoyance that I cannot be more flexible.

Not Whispering About Breastfeeding

Elissa Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Elissa Stein

Back then I could barely whisper my breastfeeding concerns. In those first months I was often isolated. Frustrated. Lost. I'm sure plenty of other mothers struggled as well but I wasn't comfortable or confident enough to talk about it.

A Simple Change to Save 830,000 Lives

Ashley Morton | Posted 05.05.2013 | Impact
Ashley Morton

In the U.S., mothers choose to breastfeed for a variety of reasons but in most cases the reason isn't that their child will die otherwise.

8 Ways To Make Breastfeeding Easier

ivillagelogo | Posted 06.21.2012 | Parents

Written by Gina LaGuardia and Patty Onderko for iVillage Breastfeeding may be the healthiest choice for your baby, but that doesn't mean it's alway...

Donating Breast Milk? There's A Groupon For That | Posted 12.10.2011 | Parents

Groupon offers deep discounts on food and drink, but historically, breast milk has not been on the menu. Last week, however, Groupon subscribers in...

Are Breastfeeding Activists Attacking The Wrong Group?

| Posted 12.07.2011 | Parents

By Joanna Weiss (Click here for the original article.) Raise a (nonalcoholic, noncaffeinated) toast! This is World Breastfeeding Week—in Canada, ...

Surgeon General: Eliminate Breastfeeding Obstacles

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — How long a new mom breast-feeds can boil down to hassles at work, whether her doctor ever stressed how super-healthy it is, even whethe...