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Letting Go Of Breastfeeding

Letting Go Of Breastfeeding

08. 5.2014
It is always the hardest part of parenting for me. It's not the high-pitched whining or marker on the bedspread or bananas thrown on the...
The Heartbreak Of Weaning

The Heartbreak Of Weaning

08. 5.2014
When it came time to have my own child, I knew breastfeeding was doctor recommended, so I put it on my to-do list, like getting the car...
The Contradictory Truth About Breastfeeding

The Contradictory Truth About Breastfeeding

08. 4.2014
Breastfeeding is the most foreign natural thing I've ever done.
Mom Photographs The Places She Has Pumped To Show Working Parents' Reality

Mom Photographs The Places She Has Pumped To Show Working Parents' Reality

Sara Gates  08. 4.2014
Sarah Beaulieu was tired of pumping in silence, so to speak. The mother of two was on a business trip, struggling to squeeze in a breast...
The Secret Every New Mom Should Remember

The Secret Every New Mom Should Remember

08. 4.2014
You will never stop worrying, or doubting yourself, but you will have more proof that you are doing it right. Each day that passes is another...
Alanis Morissette Shares Breastfeeding Photo

Alanis Morissette Shares Breastfeeding Photo

Caroline Bologna  08. 4.2014
In case you haven't realized yet, it's World Breastfeeding Week! People all over the globe are joining in the celebration -- even celebrities....
66 Places Women Have Breastfed Without Incident

66 Places Women Have Breastfed Without Incident

08. 4.2014
Breastfeeding is hard! All of the mandates and rules and guidelines and recommendations seem to forget that one, central fact. Those guidelines...
When Breast Milk Doesn't Come From Breasts

When Breast Milk Doesn't Come From Breasts

08. 4.2014
Micah and Zachary needed my milk and my presence. I would not sacrifice either to make anyone, including myself, comfortable. Feeding tubes...
How Breastfeeding Gave Me My Power Back

How Breastfeeding Gave Me My Power Back

08. 4.2014
It took me three years and several rounds of IVF to get pregnant and I was acutely aware that this would most likely be the only time I...
Why We Created 'I Support You' -- And Where We Stand A Year Later

Why We Created 'I Support You' -- And Where We Stand A Year Later

08. 1.2014
Last year, in honor of World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month, HuffPost Parents worked with Kim Simon, Suzanne Barston...
7 Complaints I've Heard About Breastfeeding in Public

7 Complaints I've Heard About Breastfeeding in Public

08. 1.2014
There is so much talk about how uncomfortable it makes people to witness you breastfeeding -- but guess what, world? It was NOT that natural...
On The Completely Wonderful World Of Extended Breastfeeding

On The Completely Wonderful World Of Extended Breastfeeding

08. 1.2014
I hope during World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7) we are able to have a dialogue that acknowledges that breastfeeding past the age of...
Nursing My Baby From Miles Away

Nursing My Baby From Miles Away

08. 1.2014
Forty eight hours after her birth, we discovered that she had not been nursing and in fact had not eaten at all since she was born. My...
5 Lessons I've Learned About Breastfeeding

5 Lessons I've Learned About Breastfeeding

08. 1.2014
My experience nursing my four children was like night and day. I went into it with my first daughter, naive. Before I even had her, I assumed...