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Why Black Women Are Statistically Less Likely To Breastfeed

Why Black Women Are Statistically Less Likely To Breastfeed

Ryan Buxton  08.26.2014
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show there is a racial divide surrounding breastfeeding. In the U.S. in...
How Breastfeeding Brought Me Into My Power as a Woman

How Breastfeeding Brought Me Into My Power as a Woman

08.26.2014
As my daughter and I come to the end of our breastfeeding journey together, I rejoice, and I weep. Deeply... for I am still healing. And...
Breastfeeding Woes: My Experience With Lactation Mastitis

Breastfeeding Woes: My Experience With Lactation Mastitis

08.26.2014
Many moms are not able to easily find other employment and they have to suffer through several work hours without pumping. Moms shouldn't...
A Better Pump

A Better Pump

08.26.2014
Given the high participation of women in the workforce, it is clear that in order to promote breastfeeding before and beyond six months...
A Teachable Moment for Olivia Wilde

A Teachable Moment for Olivia Wilde

08.25.2014
Olivia Wilde just became the poster child for why this ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become so frustrating.
Olivia Wilde Makes Statement By Pouring 'Breast Milk' On Head

Olivia Wilde Makes Statement By Pouring 'Breast Milk' On Head

Cate Matthews  08.25.2014
Celebrities are making the ice bucket challenge for ALS research their own these days, but Olivia Wilde's cascade of breast milk may just...
Moms Stage 'Nurse-In' To Protest Anthropologie Breastfeeding Incident

Moms Stage 'Nurse-In' To Protest Anthropologie Breastfeeding Incident

Cavan Sieczkowski  08.21.2014
More than 100 moms gathered at an Anthropologie in California to protest after a woman was escorted from the sales floor of the store for...
Breastfeeding: My Most Rewarding, and Challenging, Feat

Breastfeeding: My Most Rewarding, and Challenging, Feat

08.18.2014
The beginning of my son and my breastfeeding journey was rocky, and I came very close to giving up that first week. If it wasn't for my...
Moms Dance To Celebrate Breastfeeding

Moms Dance To Celebrate Breastfeeding

08.18.2014
So as we bid farewell to the seven days allocated to celebrate breastfeeding, I personally pledge to continue my celebrations.
To The Woman In The NICU Lactation Room

To The Woman In The NICU Lactation Room

08.15.2014
While I never spoke to you or even met your eyes, I think of you often. Your presence is now a concrete part of a significant and sacred...
To Breast Or Bottle Feed, A Woman's Choice: Let's Please Stop Judging!

To Breast Or Bottle Feed, A Woman's Choice: Let's Please Stop Judging!

08.14.2014
I wish those who pass judgement today could be a fly on the wall of my office and hear the shame, discomfort, and lack of confidence unkind,...
What the Experts Didn't Tell Me About Formula

What the Experts Didn't Tell Me About Formula

08.13.2014
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...
The Wrong Way To Support Your Wife's Breastfeeding

The Wrong Way To Support Your Wife's Breastfeeding

08.13.2014
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...
If Men Nursed Babies

If Men Nursed Babies

08.12.2014
If men nursed babies instead of women, there would be a pumping room on every floor of every office building with a flat screen TV playing...