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Study Suggests Why Black Moms Breastfeed Less Than White Moms

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents

When it comes to breastfeeding, a persistent racial disparity exists: Black mothers have lower breastfeeding rates than white mothers. In 2010, 62 per...

Shouting 'Fire' in a Room of Scientists: Breastfeeding and Sensationalism

Melissa Bartick | Posted 05.05.2014 | Parents
Melissa Bartick

This week, a widely reported sibling study by Colen and Ramey concluded that breastfeeding has "no effect" on "child well-being." But, what's the truth here?

Why There Are No Winners in the Battle of Breast vs. Bottle

Suzanne Barston | Posted 04.30.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Barston

What the Golen/Ramsey study shows should not be controversial. It's proof that whether a woman chooses, or is capable of, feeding a baby from her breast is not what defines her as a mother.

How Breastfeeding Past Recommended Timetable Could Benefit Babies

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

BY SHEREEN JEGTVIG NEW YORK Wed Dec 25, 2013 11:00am EST (Reuters Health) - Children who were breastfed for more than six months scored the hi...

Breastfeeding For Longer May Not Lower Children's Obesity Risk

Posted 03.15.2013 | Parents

By: Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor Published: 03/13/2013 08:01 AM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Breastfeeding babies for a longer per...

Nursing Makes Your Breasts Look ... Better?

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.07.2012 | Parents

Feeling droopy? Blaming breastfeeding? Not so fast. A study published this week in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal sexily titled "Determinants ...

Unexpected Hurdle For Breastfeeding Moms

Posted 08.23.2012 | Parents

There are many known challenges for breastfeeding moms. Nipple soreness, low milk supply, poor hygiene in public nursing facilities, straight-up socie...

Breast-Feeding Benefits, Cost: Study Says 900 Lives And Billions Of Dollars Could Be Saved Annually

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — The lives of nearly 900 babies would be saved each year, along with billions of dollars, if 90 percent of U.S. women fed their babies ...