popular topics in breastfeeding

  • The Best Foods for Baby-Led Weaning
    Babies and Toddlers
    The Best Foods for Baby-Led Weaning
    There are many choices when it comes to how to feed our little ones. Often, moms are so consumed by feeding in the first few months of a baby’s life - whether it be through breastfeeding, coordinating bottles, pumping, or a hybrid of any and al...
    Charise Rohm Nulsen
  • What is cluster feeding?
    The Ultimate Guide to Cluster Feeding: What Is it, How Long Does it Last, and Why Does it Happen?
    Ahhh! You’ve just had a baby! Congrats! You’re wondering if this little human is going to eat like this forever? Not quite, but there will be times where your baby eats more than usual. This is called cluster feeding and it is normal, even ex...
    Hehe Stewart
  • Common Breastfeeding Problems
    Breastfeeding Challenges
    Common Breastfeeding Problems Every New Mom Should Know About
    The following problems are not uncommon during the get-acquainted phase of breastfeeding. Fortunately, such problems are usually worked out successfully before you leave the hospital or by the time your milk comes in abundantly. Don't be discour...
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    Family Life
    Rebecca Minkoff Features Working, Breastfeeding Moms at NYFW
    Rebecca Minkoff’s recent Spring/Summer 2020 presentation at New York Fashion Week went where few designers have gone before, featuring a breastfeeding model wearing a dress from her collection. Model and mother Mara Martin breastfed her daughte...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • screenshot of hilary duff breastfeeding from instagram
    Hilary Duff Gets Real About Breastfeeding
    Last week, Hilary Duff opened up to her Instagram followers that she had made the decision to stop breastfeeding her six-month-old daughter Banks Violet Koma.  More: Pink's Reason Why She Won't Share Photos of Her Kids on Social Media Anymore ...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • mom breastfeeding baby looking at laptop
    What I Learned From the Woman Who Threatened to Punch All Breastfeeding Moms and Babies
    //-->Earlier this week, Carly Clark, a mother, posted a very violent and aggressive attack on breastfeeding mothers everywhere. In her post, she threatens to punch breastfeeding mothers and their babies if she sees anymore. “I’m not sorr...
    HeHe Stewart
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Introducing Your Breastfed Baby to Bottle-Feedings
    Introducing Your Breastfed Baby to Bottle-Feedings Supplemental Bottles In an ideal world, every nursing mother-baby pair would constantly remain in one another's presence, and no breastfed baby would ever need to take a bottle. I had the privil...
  • Birth Control While Breastfeeding
    Birth Control After Baby: 5 Options for Breastfeeding Moms
    Life with a newborn is wonderfully chaotic. Getting pregnant again is probably the last thing on your mind. While safe for your baby, birth control methods that contain estrogen can lower milk supply. But there are methods that are safe for baby...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • healthy snack for pregnant women or breastfeeding mothers
    Healthy Pregnancy Diet
    Healthy Snack Ideas for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Moms
    When you're pregnant or nursing, you're eating nutrients for two. Your baby relies on what you eat for proper growth and development, so you need to consume more of certain nutrients. A healthy diet is essential. Snacks can be a great way to get...
    Amy Magill
  • Breastfeeding While Working
    9 Tips to Simplify Pumping Breast Milk at Work
    Having a newborn at home is work enough — pumping breast milk at work shouldn't add to your stress. If pumping is on your agenda after you return from maternity leave, follow these steps for a successful experience. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • new mother holds her baby
    Adjusting to New Motherhood
    12 Taboo Topics for New Moms
    New motherhood brings a bundle of joy — as well as a lot of prying questions, judgmental comments, and unwanted advice about raising a baby. We've compiled some awkward and awful real-life anecdotes from moms. Learn what topics call for caution...
    Erin Dower
  • breastfeeding woman checking medication safety
    Breastfeeding Challenges
    New Guidelines on Medication Safety for Breastfeeding Mothers
    New Guidelines on Medication Safety for Breastfeeding Mothers Do you have concerns about breastfeeding while on certain medications? Good news: In the September 2013 issue of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) shares its revised...
    Erin Dower
  • Changes and challenges in breastfeeding
    Breastfeeding Challenges
    Changes and Challenges in Breastfeeding Your Baby
    Changes and Challenges in Breastfeeding Your BabyChanging Breastfeeding Patterns As you settle into nursing beyond the newborn period, you can expect your baby's routines to become more predictable. Gradually, he will have longer intervals betwee...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Starting Solids
    Starting Your Breastfed Baby on Solid Foods
    Starting Your Breastfed Baby on Solid FoodsStarting Solid Foods When my first baby was born, it was common practice to start solid foods in the first weeks of life-a time when nature intended for toothless babies to be fed solely breast milk. The...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Techniques of Breastfeeding
    Breastfeeding: Helping Your Baby Attach Correctly
    Breastfeeding: Helping Your Baby Attach CorrectlyA baby is born with several reflex actions that help him learn to breastfeed. For example, an infant will automatically turn his head toward a stimulus that brushes against his cheek, a reaction kn...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Appetite and Growth Spurts in Your Breastfed Baby
    Appetite and Growth Spurts in Your Breastfed BabyAn appetite spurt is the name given to describe a period of increased frequency of demand feedings by an apparently hungry baby. Other names for appetite spurts are "growth spurts" or "frequency da...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Benefits of Breastfeeding
    New Study Shows Breastfeeding Can Save Lives and Money
    New Study Shows Breastfeeding Can Save Lives and Money According to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics, nearly 1,000 infant lives would be spared annually, and $13 billon in incurred health care costs saved, if most new moms breastfe...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Breastfeeding in Public
    Breastfeeding and the Law: Know Your Rights
    Breastfeeding and the Law: Know Your Rights A Massachusetts law will go into effect in April 2009 allowing a mother to bring a civil suit against any "person or entity" who violates her right to breastfeed in public. Although breastfeeding in pub...
    Lindsay Hutton