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The Breastfeeding Corner

The Breastfeeding Corner

Merritt E. James  02. 9.2016
February is Heart Awareness Month. Although heart disease is sometimes thought of as a "man's disease", it is the leading cause of death...
Mom Seeks Legal Action After Being 'Humiliated' For Breastfeeding On Plane

Mom Seeks Legal Action After Being 'Humiliated' For Breastfeeding On Plane

Caroline Bologna  02. 5.2016
A California mom is speaking out after allegedly facing hostility for breastfeeding on a plane. Juliet Thomson was on a United Airlines...
The Tricky Subject of Breastfeeding -- Why We Do It and What We Need!

The Tricky Subject of Breastfeeding -- Why We Do It and What We Need!

Julia Wiklander  02. 5.2016
Despite the strong evidence of the benefits of breastfeeding (see below) and WHO's recommendations to breastfeed exclusively for 6 months...

I Breastfeed, But I Don't Care if You Do... Or Don't

Tara Glenn  02. 5.2016
I have four children, and I have been blessed to breastfeed all of them until at least age two, but I'm also smart enough to realize that...
Suck It Up, Buttercup!

Suck It Up, Buttercup!

Rebecca Stoufis  02. 2.2016
I just read yet another article, poetically drumming on about messy floors, crayon marks, spit up and puke, sleep-deprivation, clueless...
21 Beautiful Breastfeeding Pictures That Show Nursing Is Nothing To Hide

21 Beautiful Breastfeeding Pictures That Show Nursing Is Nothing To Hide

Jamie Davis Smith  02. 1.2016
Nursing mothers everywhere have been put in the position once again of needing to defend their right to feed their hungry babies.

Breastfeeding Can Save Lives and Boost the Economy -- But Mothers Need More Support

Flavia Bustreo  02. 1.2016
As a young doctor working with refugees in the former Yugoslavia and Iraq, I saw how breastfed babies can prosper even under such challenging...
New Research Shows That Breastfeeding Matters Everywhere and Could Save Millions of Lives and Dollars

New Research Shows That Breastfeeding Matters Everywhere and Could Save Millions of Lives and Dollars

Werner Schultink  01.28.2016
Political commitment and investment in breastfeeding by governments, donors, employers and civil society is urgently needed to ensure the...
No, I'm Not Looking For Some 'Cheap Thrill' When I Breastfeed In Public

No, I'm Not Looking For Some 'Cheap Thrill' When I Breastfeed In Public

Tracy Gillett  01.28.2016
Many imply breastfeeding mothers are somehow getting a kick out of exposing themselves in public. I'm a breastfeeding mother who nurses...
'Real Housewives' Star Perfectly Captures The Reality Of Breastfeeding

'Real Housewives' Star Perfectly Captures The Reality Of Breastfeeding

Shonitria Anthony  01.28.2016
When a hungry baby wants to feed, the when or where is rarely convenient for mom. Singer and “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star...
7 Comics That Capture The Emotional Roller Coaster Of Pumping

7 Comics That Capture The Emotional Roller Coaster Of Pumping

Caroline Bologna  01.27.2016
Pumping is a great option for moms who want to stick to their breastfeeding goals but also need the flexibility to work outside the home...
Kim Kardashian Talks Breastfeeding And Her Love Of Nipple Shields

Kim Kardashian Talks Breastfeeding And Her Love Of Nipple Shields

Cavan Sieczkowski  01.26.2016
Kim Kardashian is offering some tips for other breastfeeding moms out there. Spoiler alert: nipple shields.  The 35-year-old reality...
The Unconventional Way This Ad Campaign Is Promoting Breastfeeding

The Unconventional Way This Ad Campaign Is Promoting Breastfeeding

Caroline Bologna  01.26.2016
A new ad campaign is giving breastfeeding a supermarket-style twist.  North Carolina ad agency BooneOakley created pro-breastfeeding...
Nursing Device And Community Support Help Struggling Mom Breastfeed

Nursing Device And Community Support Help Struggling Mom Breastfeed

Caroline Bologna  01.25.2016
When medical issues posed some challenges to breastfeeding her baby, a New Jersey mom found a unique way to overcome the obstacles.  Mom...