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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...
When Will The Breast vs. Formula War Be Over?

When Will The Breast vs. Formula War Be Over?

08. 1.2014
Supporting breastfeeding does not go hand-in-hand with hating formula feeding. It is in itself a perfectly legitimate position to take;...
My Nursing Days Are Over

My Nursing Days Are Over

08. 1.2014
The nursing and pumping drained me of my energy, the lack of sleep made me more than a little short-tempered and caring for two newborns...
These Are All The States Where It's Legal To Breastfeed In Public

These Are All The States Where It's Legal To Breastfeed In Public

Jessica Samakow  08. 1.2014
We often hear about, report on, and share stories about moms who are given a hard time for breastfeeding in public. In some cases, these...
What I Really Want When It Comes To Breastfeeding

What I Really Want When It Comes To Breastfeeding

08. 1.2014
I would like to breastfeed my baby without being given the impression that I am doing something scandalous.
My One Regret About Breastfeeding

My One Regret About Breastfeeding

08. 1.2014
There is nothing gross or inappropriate or pornish about snapshots of a mother nursing her child. Quite the opposite -- nursing photos...
10 Breastfeeding Myths That Won't Go Away

10 Breastfeeding Myths That Won't Go Away

Catherine Pearson  07.30.2014
There is a lot of really good, really helpful information about breastfeeding out there. But between the Internet and the abundance of...
7 Differences Between Breastfeeding the First and the Last Baby

7 Differences Between Breastfeeding the First and the Last Baby

07.29.2014
With your last baby, you whip out your breasts with abandon, like a college girl at Mardi Gras, but more frequently and with an even more...