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Mom's Viral Breastfeeding Photo Shuts Down Shamers

Mom's Viral Breastfeeding Photo Shuts Down Shamers

Caroline Bologna  12. 1.2015
When mom Ashley Kaidel was shamed for breastfeeding her baby uncovered in a restaurant, she shared her frustrations in a viral Facebook...
The Troubling Erasure of Trans Parents Who Breastfeed

The Troubling Erasure of Trans Parents Who Breastfeed

The Establishment  11.30.2015
Brochures, websites and PSAs promote the picture of a woman lovingly looking at her child as the baby suckles at her breast. The language...
Our Mandatory Breastfeeding Fetish: Race, Class, Big Business And The New Politics Of Motherhood

Our Mandatory Breastfeeding Fetish: Race, Class, Big Business And The New Politics Of Motherhood

Salon  11.30.2015
Yummy Mummy is a small store in the middle of a quietly commercial block of Manhattan’s Lexington Avenue. Flanked by a dog accessory...
You Want Me To Do What With My Toothbrush Before Going Into Labor?

You Want Me To Do What With My Toothbrush Before Going Into Labor?

Emily Casali  11.25.2015
If you are like me, your maiden voyage into motherhood was accompanied by lots of advice. People you don't even know approach you to congratulate...
The Unique Way I Chose To Honor My Breasts Before My Double Mastectomy

The Unique Way I Chose To Honor My Breasts Before My Double Mastectomy

Leslie Natasha Jackson  11.24.2015
I never felt my breasts defined me or who I was as a woman. Rather, my breasts were a part of me. Losing my breasts has been a brutal process,...
The Breastfeeding Photo Every Dad Needs To See

The Breastfeeding Photo Every Dad Needs To See

Mama Bean  11.24.2015
Because connection, unity and support can really never be underestimated.
Afraid a Baby Will Restrict Your Life? Think Again & Give Thanks this Holiday For Precious Gifts

Afraid a Baby Will Restrict Your Life? Think Again & Give Thanks this Holiday For Precious Gifts

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.  11.23.2015
Beginning with an unconventional serendipitous meeting in New Zealand an American guy and an English gal met for the first time in a...
Breastfeeding Can Help Lower the Rising Risk of Breast Cancer in African-American Women

Breastfeeding Can Help Lower the Rising Risk of Breast Cancer in African-American Women

Marisa Weiss, M.D.  11.20.2015
The combination of maintaining a healthy weight, getting regular exercise, and -- if possible -- breastfeeding can help African-American...
The Final Verdict On Breastfeeding

The Final Verdict On Breastfeeding

Meredith Masony  11.20.2015
It amazes me that breastfeeding is still being discussed. Check out my video on what I think about breastfeeding.
Breast Cancer and Breastfeeding

Breast Cancer and Breastfeeding

Well Rounded NY  11.16.2015
Three months after my baby was born, I found a painful lump in my armpit. I was just 39 and diagnosed with breast cancer that had spread...

The Breastfeeding Corner

Merritt E. James  11.16.2015
Helpful Hints: Breastfeeding and Preventing Diabetes Fact: The CDC states that African Americans are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed...
Mom's Photo Series Showcases The Messy Reality Of Breastfeeding

Mom's Photo Series Showcases The Messy Reality Of Breastfeeding

Caroline Bologna  11.13.2015
Australian artist and photographer Suzie Blake is accustomed to seeing images of women breastfeeding, but she has trouble relating...
The Question I Can't Believe I've Been Asked As A New Mom

The Question I Can't Believe I've Been Asked As A New Mom

Catherine Pearson  11. 6.2015
Why, I wonder, do people want to know? Do they have tips to share? Stories to swap? Or are they seeking information that helps them make...
Feeding Baby: 6 Tips Every New Parent Should Know

Feeding Baby: 6 Tips Every New Parent Should Know

John Berardi, Ph.D.  11. 6.2015
I can offer a map through the confusing maze of conflicting nutritional advice. Here are six straightforward tips to ensure your child...