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Breastfeeding Tips

Nursing Your Baby: Sometimes It Takes a Village

Dr. Juli Fraga | Posted 05.03.2014 | Parents
Dr. Juli Fraga

When my newborn daughter came home from the hospital, her weight dropped because she was not receiving enough milk from me. I felt utterly helpless because my body was not able to do the one thing I most needed it to do: supply nourishment for my newborn daughter.

Breastfeeding During the Holidays

Joy Kosak | Posted 02.22.2014 | Parents
Joy Kosak

Between minimal downtime, extra social engagements and close quarters with extended family, you may find yourself wondering when and how you're going to nurse or pump. With a few tips and tricks, you can make everything flow more smoothly.

11 Breastfeeding Tips From The Experts

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.20.2013 | Parents

Study after study has confirmed that the benefits of breastfeeding are plentiful. This spring, researchers from Brown University used MRIs to show tha...

Breasts: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know But Never Thought To Ask

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 09.26.2012 | Parents
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

Did you ever wonder why men have nipples or what's really in breast milk?

8 Ways To Make Breastfeeding Easier

ivillagelogo | Posted 06.21.2012 | Parents

Written by Gina LaGuardia and Patty Onderko for iVillage Breastfeeding may be the healthiest choice for your baby, but that doesn't mean it's alway...

The Truth about Breastfeeding

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.24.2012 | Women
Maria Rodale

Let's agree up front that it's true that breastfeeding is better for Baby and Mother. There is no question about that. Ever. However, having done it t...

Will the Decline of Formula Freebies Lead to Better Breastfeeding Practices in Hospitals?

Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC | Posted 12.10.2011 | Parents
Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC

Why is it that so many new moms leave the maternity ward toting a bag packed with free formula samples? Doesn't this undermine plans they might have had to breastfeed? Studies show it does.

Breastfeeding Sometimes Sucks

Toni Nagy | Posted 11.22.2011 | Parents
Toni Nagy

The benefits of breastfeeding are many. But let me also tell you some of the things that can seriously suck about breastfeeding.