When freezers fail, breastfeeding moms come to each other’s rescue to save precious breast milk
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.
Producers want to examine “extreme” parenting practices, so they’re making plans for a new reality TV series on extended breast-feeding.
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.
A Scottish study finds that moms think the advice to breast-feed for six months is unrealistic. They call for scaling back expectations, but advocates say that’s the wrong approach.
Moms may be surlier, but babies do better academically when they’re fed on demand rather than on a schedule.
The actress, neuroscientist — and, now, author — extolls the virtues of co-sleeping, extended breast-feeding and wearing baby as a bodily accessory.
When Beyoncé breast-fed Blue Ivy at a restaurant, was she intentionally making a statement about a woman’s right to nurse in public?
After Nirvana Jennette’s pastor compared her breast-feeding her baby in church to stripping, Jennette got fed up. Now, a nurse-in’s scheduled for Monday, and advocates are trying to overhaul Georgia’s public breast-feeding law.
Sleeping like a baby is now more regimented than ever, in light of updated guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) about how best to put baby to bed to reduce the risk of SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome.
Groupon offers deep discounts on food and drink, but historically, breast milk has not been on the menu.
Breast is best, experts agree, but what about for kids who are old enough to walk, talk and attend preschool — like Fred, the 3-year-old son of actress Mayim Bialik, who blogged earlier this month about the process of gradually …
It’s long been a staple of new motherhood — the diaper discharge bag, a carry-all stuffed with free formula samples that hospitals bequeath to women leaving the hospital. Who doesn’t love free swag?