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Now More Than 3 In 4 New Moms Try To Breastfeed

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 07.31.2013 | Parents

ATLANTA -- Health officials say breast-feeding rates continue to inch up: Now more than 3 in 4 mothers try to breast-feed their newborns. Breast-feed...

Breastfeeding: Better for the Prince, Better for the Duchess

Marisa Weiss, M.D. | Posted 09.22.2013 | Parents
Marisa Weiss, M.D.

Most of the world is joyously welcoming the arrival of the Prince of Cambridge. And while I find myself caught up in the excitement, what would give me real cause for celebration is if Kate does the very ordinary but extraordinarily important motherly act of breastfeeding her baby.

WATCH: Breastfeeding Myths Busted In Surgeon General's New Video Campaign

Posted 04.17.2013 | Black Voices

Breastfeeding advocates had a win earlier this year when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that breastfeeding rates are on...

More U.S. Mothers BreastFeeding, CDC Says

Posted 03.15.2013 | Parents

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 02/07/2013 12:04 PM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily More U.S. mothers are breastfeeding ...

Catherine Pearson

The Results From The Latest Breastfeeding Report Card Are In ... | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Parents

More moms in the U.S. are breastfeeding their babies, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest breastfeeding report card. ...

Catherine Pearson

Most Moms Want To Breastfeed, So Why Are So Many Falling Short? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.04.2012 | Parents

Sarah's breastfeeding difficulties began in the hospital. Her daughter, born three weeks early, was too little to properly latch and struggled wit...

Catherine Pearson

Are Short Maternity Leaves Limiting Breastfeeding? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.29.2011 | Healthy Living

When Paige's daughter was 6 months old, her boss called her into his office and demanded to know how long she planned to breastfeed. Paige, a rese...