Thanks to public-health messages, everyone pretty much knows that breast-feeding is beneficial for baby. But it’s also …
One of the surprising ways to boost breast-feeding rates among new moms may involve formula, according to the latest research.
Breastfeeding is no magic bullet against obesity, according to research that contradicts previously held beliefs about the scope of human milk’s capability.
Cesarean sections and breast feeding can have lifelong effects on a baby’s health, and researchers may have uncovered why.
The problem isn’t free formula samples at hospitals, but a lack of trained professional help for women with serious breastfeeding problems.
The actress says it didn’t, but we can’t help but wonder
Moms diagnosed with breast cancer are getting help from total strangers in feeding their newborns
When freezers fail, breastfeeding moms come to each other’s rescue to save precious breast milk
This week, the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee launched a month-long campaign enlisting everyone — not just moms — to increase breast-feeding rates
Dr. Amy Tuteur says that New York City’s campaign to promote breast-feeding by restricting new moms’ access to baby formula is profoundly out of touch with the realities of motherhood. Find out why on our companion blog Ideas.
New York City is calling on hospitals to lock up infant formula like medication and lecture new mothers about the benefits of the breast. Is that going too far? Maybe not
Massachusetts has become the second state in the country whose hospitals ban free formula gifts to new moms — more than six years after then-Gov. Mitt Romney overturned the state’s first attempt to institute a ban. What happened?
Producers want to examine “extreme” parenting practices, so they’re making plans for a new reality TV series on extended breast-feeding.