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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...
Smart Bedsharing Gives Breastfeeding Mothers More Sleep

Smart Bedsharing Gives Breastfeeding Mothers More Sleep

08. 8.2014
Bedsharing works so well because breastfeeding mothers and babies are hardwired to be together during vulnerable sleep periods.
My First (and Last) 10 Days of Breastfeeding

My First (and Last) 10 Days of Breastfeeding

08. 8.2014
I was miserable for the first 10 days of my child's life. Breastfeeding was hard, but you were supposed to see it through, you shouldn't...
Arianna Huffington Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week With A Beautiful Throwback Photo

Arianna Huffington Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week With A Beautiful Throwback Photo

Caroline Bologna  08. 8.2014
As part of HuffPost Parents' celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, which ended August 7, and National Breastfeeding Month, which continues...
How to Breastfeed Twins in Public

How to Breastfeed Twins in Public

08. 7.2014
When friends ask how it's going with the breastfeeding -- champing at the bit to recount their own milk-making adventures -- it helps me...
Everything You Need To Know About Breastfeeding In The U.S., By The Numbers

Everything You Need To Know About Breastfeeding In The U.S., By The Numbers

Caroline Bologna  08. 7.2014
Breastfeeding is held up by doctors as the healthiest way for mothers to feed their babies. However, there are health issues, socioeconomic...
10 Things I Learned the Hard Way About Breastfeeding

10 Things I Learned the Hard Way About Breastfeeding

08. 7.2014
Between learning the correct latch and the best hold, it took lots of time, patience, practice and pain for both my baby and me to get...
What World Breastfeeding Week Means for HIV Positive Mothers

What World Breastfeeding Week Means for HIV Positive Mothers

08. 7.2014
The last 20 years or so have been very difficult years for HIV-infected mothers and health-care workers because of the huge dilemma around...