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On The Completely Wonderful World Of Extended Breastfeeding

Katie Mgongolwa | Posted 10.01.2014 | Parents
Katie Mgongolwa

I hope during World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7) we are able to have a dialogue that acknowledges that breastfeeding past the age of 1 is normal, and healthy, and wonderful -- not weird or sexual or gross.

Should the AAP Sleep Alone?

Melissa Bartick | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Melissa Bartick

Some public health messages everyone can agree with: Never drink and drive. Always put your infant in a car seat. Other public health messages seem to ask us to do the impossible: Teenagers must never have sex. Mothers must never share a bed with their infants.

6 Common Reactions to Breastfeeding

Supriya Kelkar | Posted 06.08.2014 | Parents
Supriya Kelkar

My son comfort-nursed for hours at a time in the early days and then reverted to nursing through the night, much more frequently than every two hours, in the later months. But through the almost year-and-a-half adventure, I started to notice there were six types of reactions to a mother breastfeeding her child.

The Big Latch On Organizes Massive 23-Country Wide Nursing Event

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.03.2012 | Parents

At 10:30 a.m. at 590 locations spread across 23 countries, mothers around the world breastfed their children in an attempt to break a simultaneous bre...

Breastfeeding: Becoming A Healthier Nation From The Start

Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC

Evidence-based research tells us that the U.S. could save $13 billion on health care costs each year if 90 percent of women breastfed exclusively for six months.