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Breastfeeding Month

What the Experts Didn't Tell Me About Formula

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 10.13.2014 | Parents
David Valdes Greenwood

I tried to shake off the formula-shaming, even as it added layers of worry to my already tired parent-of-newborn mind. It's not like there was anything else I could do about it: I had no breasts, and neither did my husband.

The Wrong Way To Support Your Wife's Breastfeeding

John Kinnear | Posted 10.13.2014 | Parents
John Kinnear

Yes, I am proud of my wife's decision to breastfeed. But, if I am being honest, I am more proud of what we learned before her milk ever came in.

Catherine Pearson

There Is A Story Behind Why I Formula Feed

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.10.2013 | Parents

Jordan, a 28-year-old first-time, working mom from Arizona, intended to breastfeed her son Liam, now 5 months. But blistered nipples, coupled with the...

The Breastfeeding Chronicles: 'You Can Be A Hybrid Feeder!'

Posted 09.03.2013 | Parents

Ashleigh, 32, is a California-based, stay-at-home mom and blogger. She has a son who is 3 years old and a daughter who is almost 4 months old. In the ...

Catherine Pearson

Why We Need To Hear More Positive Breastfeeding Stories

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.22.2013 | Parents

Claudia, 32, a Chicago-based bankruptcy attorney, has a 3-year-old daughter she nursed for more than 10 months, until she got pregnant with her second...

Catherine Pearson

'I'm The Only Person I Know Who Has Tandem Nursed'

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.19.2013 | Parents

It's a prospect many women never consider: What would it be like to breastfeed two children -- born years apart -- at the same time? In the latest ins...

How Mom's Personality Traits Can Influence How She Chooses To Feed

Posted 08.06.2013 | Parents

By: By Lauren Cox, Contributing writer Published: 08/06/2013 07:48 AM EDT on LiveScience Personality traits such as extraversion or being prone ...

What All New Moms Need To Know About Breastfeeding

Heather Spohr | Posted 10.05.2013 | Parents
Heather Spohr

No woman should feel like a failure because she struggles with something that has a high degree of difficulty. Let's do our best to inform, then support.