Recent studies questioned whether breastfeeding can lower rates of obesity among kids, and the latest analysis will only add …
A new study solidifies the connection between breast-feeding and intelligence, but it’s not the only way that mom can influence youngsters’ IQ, even before birth.
Studies suggest that breast-feeding can be good for a baby’s health, and now there’s fresh evidence that it may help children to climb the social ladder as well.
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.