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The Best and Worst of Breastfeeding

The Best and Worst of Breastfeeding

Emma Saloranta  08. 5.2015
I always knew I wanted to nurse my baby. Before giving birth to my son, I had prepared for breastfeeding the best I could. But nursing...
Improve Breastfeeding Options for Working Moms

Improve Breastfeeding Options for Working Moms

Lynn Erdman  08. 5.2015
Not only does breast milk help infants thrive and grow, but the experience also fosters the bond between mother and child. Despite the...
Nursing at the Grocery Store

Nursing at the Grocery Store

Mama Bean  08. 5.2015
My daughter, without a care in the world, lifted up her shirt and pretend-nursed her baby doll. It was all just so usual, so everyday,...
The Breastfeeding Corner

The Breastfeeding Corner

Merritt E. James  08. 4.2015
The key to successful breastfeeding in our community begins with educated mothers. In honor of World Breastfeeding Week [August 1 thru...
My Baby's Doctor Asked Why I Was 'Hell-Bent on Breastfeeding'

My Baby's Doctor Asked Why I Was 'Hell-Bent on Breastfeeding'

Tina Donvito  08. 4.2015
If a woman desperately wants to nurse and thinks she can't because she doesn't have the resources or support of her child's doctors, there's...
Are We Exclusive? A Look at the Evidence for Exclusive Breastfeeding (EBF)

Are We Exclusive? A Look at the Evidence for Exclusive Breastfeeding (EBF)

SickKids Centre for Global Child Health  08. 4.2015
This week is World Breastfeeding Awareness Week - a time to draw attention to one of the most effective, yet arguably under-utilized, interventions...
My Breastfeeding Truth

My Breastfeeding Truth

Melissa Roy  08. 4.2015
I am extremely pro-breastfeeding. I believe every child deserves to be breastfed if possible and have spent five and a half years breastfeeding...
Unfriend Me Right Now!

Unfriend Me Right Now!

Beau Coffron  08. 3.2015
Most people can't imagine commanding their friends, acquaintances, or co-workers to "unfriend them" in real life when they don't agree...
Breastfeeding and Work: Let's Make It Work!

Breastfeeding and Work: Let's Make It Work!

Flavia Bustreo  08. 3.2015
Access to many of the basic tools, equipment and medicines needed to ensure the newborns are delivered safely and survive their first day...
16 Women Show What Pumping Means To Them

16 Women Show What Pumping Means To Them

Hollis Miller  08. 3.2015
The theme for this year's World Breastfeeding Week is "Breastfeeding and Work." While we know that all parents work tirelessly to...
Breastfeeding My Baby Was An Anything But Blissful Adventure

Breastfeeding My Baby Was An Anything But Blissful Adventure

Lauren Hirshfield Belden  08. 3.2015
The positive parts of new motherhood need no introduction -- they are magical, incredible and utterly breath-taking. Breastfeeding, on...

Mobile Phones and Fridges: Changing Breastfeeding in Africa One Innovation at a Time

David de Ferranti  07.31.2015
Meet Joyce. She's a hairdresser. She has a newborn baby. She believes "breastfeeding is its right." But sadly, that instinctive maternal...
When It Is OK To Quit

When It Is OK To Quit

Stephanie Giese  07.31.2015
No one in my real life ever "formula shamed" me for not being able to breastfeed my baby. My guilt was my own; it was internal. But it...
36 Celebrity Breastfeeding Moments From The Past 10 Years

36 Celebrity Breastfeeding Moments From The Past 10 Years

Caroline Bologna  07.31.2015
While the whole "celebrities are just like us" cliché often seems like a bit of stretch, there is one area where Hollywood...