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.
Children born too early show lower test scores in school, according to a new study published in Pediatrics.
American women’s low breast-feeding rates aren’t due to lack of desire, a new study finds. Moms say they want to breast-feed, but they end up falling short of their goals. Experts believe it’s due to lack of support.
Why I (quietly) nursed my three kids well past their first birthdays, and why this doesn’t automatically mean I believe in attachment parenting
A conversation with the woman on TIME’s May 21 cover
Actress Jenna Elfman recently hosted 60 new and expectant moms at her house for a crash course in non-toxic living and why breast-feeding is “awesome.”
Is nipple confusion just a myth? Contrary to popular belief, restricting pacifier use results in lower rates of exclusive breast-feeding, according to research from one Oregon hospital.
Breast-feeding advocates say the partnership between Newark, N.J., and Nestle — a major baby formula maker — to reduce childhood obesity and promote breast-feeding is inappropriate, like “R.J. Reynolds sponsoring an exercise program.”