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'A Stronger Love': Alaska Teen Gives Breast Milk to the Baby She Gave Up for Adoption

'A Stronger Love': Alaska Teen Gives Breast Milk to the Baby She Gave Up for Adoption

Alaska Dispatch News  02. 2.2015
The news, delivered by a doctor at a routine appointment, was so startling it took two additional pregnancy tests at home before she believed...
Pumps on a Plane

Pumps on a Plane

Kylah Goodfellow Klinge  01.30.2015
Breastfeeding is an area ripe for tangled public discourse about sexism and expectation, mother's rights and women's rights, working motherhood...
It's Been 4 Years Since I've Worn These Jeans

It's Been 4 Years Since I've Worn These Jeans

Mama Bean  01.26.2015
My jeans and I aren't going out to bars anymore, as I'm wearing them to playdates and park trips instead. They feel stronger than before...
A Playful Reminder That Judging Other Parents Is Absurd

A Playful Reminder That Judging Other Parents Is Absurd

Caroline Bologna  01.22.2015
There are many different decisions moms and dads make about how to parent -- from babywearing to breastfeeding, from pumping at work to...
Critics Fear This Breastfeeding Initiative Could Exploit Black Mothers

Critics Fear This Breastfeeding Initiative Could Exploit Black Mothers

Kate Abbey-Lambertz  01.20.2015
An initiative that seeks to increase breastfeeding rates among urban black mothers is under fire from Detroit breastfeeding advocates who...
10 Steps to Breastfeeding In Public Without Fear

10 Steps to Breastfeeding In Public Without Fear

Jamie Davis Smith  01.16.2015
Many women want to nurse their babies, but are uncertain about whether they will feel comfortable doing so in public.
After Mom's Sudden Death, Friends Unite To Collect Donated Breast Milk For Baby

After Mom's Sudden Death, Friends Unite To Collect Donated Breast Milk For Baby

Caroline Bologna  01.12.2015
California mom-of-five Liz Marquez was determined to breastfeed her preemie son Brixton until he was at least a year old, her friend Kristina...
Meryl Streep Shares 1980 Golden Globes Breastfeeding Fiasco

Meryl Streep Shares 1980 Golden Globes Breastfeeding Fiasco

Caroline Bologna  01.12.2015
Meryl Streep knows a thing or two about winning Academy Awards, owning the red carpet, and making movie history. But the mom-of-four also...
Pope Francis Welcomes Mothers To Breastfeed In The Sistine Chapel

Pope Francis Welcomes Mothers To Breastfeed In The Sistine Chapel

Caroline Bologna  01.12.2015
This past Sunday, Pope Francis celebrated the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord by baptizing 33 babies in the Sistine Chapel, NBC News reports....
The Problem With 'All Or Nothing' Breastfeeding

The Problem With 'All Or Nothing' Breastfeeding

Mama Bean  01. 7.2015
Although I can appreciate the good intentions of the author, this notion of "all or nothing breastfeeding" is surely not great for the...
Why There Is Magic in Christmas Glitter

Why There Is Magic in Christmas Glitter

Mama Bean  12.22.2014
You see, there is magic in cheap glitter. And when sparkly festive decorations meet little hands, little hands will inevitably meet a little...
The Cost Of Not Supporting Breastfeeding May Be Millions, Study Says

The Cost Of Not Supporting Breastfeeding May Be Millions, Study Says

  12.12.2014
(Reuters Health) - If more women breastfed their babies for at least four months after birth, the healthcare cost savings could be significant,...
Mom 'Angry, Sad, And Confused' After Allegedly Being Shamed For Breastfeeding At Qdoba

Mom 'Angry, Sad, And Confused' After Allegedly Being Shamed For Breastfeeding At Qdoba

Caroline Bologna  12.11.2014
On December 2, mom Karissa Riddle was running errands with her 6-month-old son, Clark, at a mall in Gastonia, North Carolina and stopped...

Mom Sells Breast Milk to Pay for Christmas Presents

Sara Starkman  12.10.2014
Comedy is too easy when people do this kind of shit. I was wrong about before. God bless the holiday season.