breastfeeding

12 Pediatricians in Italy Arrested for Allegedly Taking Bribes from Infant Formula Companies to Discourage Breastfeeding

12 Pediatricians in Italy Arrested for Allegedly Taking Bribes from Infant Formula Companies to Discourage Breastfeeding

According to Reuters, Italian police have placed 12 pediatricians under house arrest for allegedly accepting extravagant gifts from infant formula companies. The gifts, meant to entice the doctors into

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Injection Given to New Moms to Speed Up the Delivery of the Placenta May Cause Breastfeeding Problems

Injection Given to New Moms to Speed Up the Delivery of the Placenta May Cause Breastfeeding Problems

New findings, published in the scientific journal, Breastfeeding Medicine show that new mothers who receive the drug ergotmetrine are more likely to experience pain or problems while breastfeeding as

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Minbie Bottle Nipples Mimic a Newborn’s Instinctive Breastfeeding Technique

Minbie Bottle Nipples Mimic a Newborn’s Instinctive Breastfeeding Technique

Any mother who has ever tried to breastfeed her baby will tell you that the process doesn’t always come easily or quickly. The folks over at Australian company Minbie spent 13 years testing out

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Cupcake Reusable Nursing Pads are Made from Organic Cotton & Hemp

Cupcake Reusable Nursing Pads are Made from Organic Cotton & Hemp

As any new mom knows, it takes a couple of weeks (or months) for your breast milk supply to regulate, and we bet we’re not the only ones who have leaked in a less-than-ideal setting. Cupcake’s

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Eepples MilkCharms Make it Easy to Date and Save Pumped Breast Milk

Eepples MilkCharms Make it Easy to Date and Save Pumped Breast Milk

If you’re tired of hunting down masking tape and pens to label your bottles of breast milk, then Eepples MilkCharms may be the perfect solution. Eepples are an eco-friendly way to date your pumped

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MIT Researchers are Trying to Develop a Breast Pump That Doesn’t Suck

MIT Researchers are Trying to Develop a Breast Pump That Doesn’t Suck

On Sept 20th-21st, 2014, 150 parents, engineers, designers and healthcare providers will gather at the MIT Media Lab for the Make the Breast Pump Not Suck Hackathon. Other than finding a perfect, less

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11 Super Easy Vegetarian and Vegan Power Foods for Breastfeeding Moms

11 Super Easy Vegetarian and Vegan Power Foods for Breastfeeding Moms

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5 Natural Remedies for Common Breastfeeding Issues

5 Natural Remedies for Common Breastfeeding Issues

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The Medical Community Is Failing Breastfeeding Moms – How To Find The Support You Need

The Medical Community Is Failing Breastfeeding Moms – How To Find The Support You Need

Before my son was born I figured breastfeeding would be a snap. Honestly, how hard could it be? One, attach baby. Two, baby nurses. The end. Ha. When my son was a newborn he was a lazy eater. He’d

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10 Easy, Natural Ways to Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

10 Easy, Natural Ways to Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

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“Breastmilk” the Movie, from the Executive Producers of “The Business of Being Born” is Available on iTunes & DVD August 5th

“Breastmilk” the Movie, from the Executive Producers of “The Business of Being Born” is Available on iTunes & DVD August 5th

From the moment they share that they’re pregnant, most women are inundated with, “Breast is best” speeches about breastfeeding. Yet, while there’s plenty of research backing up

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Eco-friendly Family Companies Whose Products are Made in the USA

Eco-friendly Family Companies Whose Products are Made in the USA

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Aleva’s Plant-Based Nursing Balm is a Lanolin-Free Nipple Soother for Vegan Moms & Babies

Aleva’s Plant-Based Nursing Balm is a Lanolin-Free Nipple Soother for Vegan Moms & Babies

Breastfeeding is such a lovely time to bond with baby, but many infants take a few days or weeks to get the hang of it, during which time a mother’s sensitive nipples really start to wear and tear.

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HOW TO: Make Organic Lactation Cookies To Help Increase Your Breast Milk Production

HOW TO: Make Organic Lactation Cookies To Help Increase Your Breast Milk Production

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NuuNest is an Around-the-Clock App for All Your Newborn Needs

NuuNest is an Around-the-Clock App for All Your Newborn Needs

Even though people have been raising babies since the dawn of man — the little bundles of joy still remain a mystery in myriad ways. They arrive into the world a few weeks early or several days

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Breast Milk Linked to Lower Heart Disease Risks in Adulthood

Breast Milk Linked to Lower Heart Disease Risks in Adulthood

There’s yet another great reason to breastfeed say researchers from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. According to the researchers findings, babies who have a low birth weight and babies who

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When Breastfeeding Fails: Moving Past the Guilt & Disappointment of Not Being Able to Nurse Your Baby

When Breastfeeding Fails: Moving Past the Guilt & Disappointment of Not Being Able to Nurse Your Baby

My son Darrol Henry recently turned one. First birthdays are always a huge deal, but I got an added bit of excitement when my little man hit 12 months: our pediatrician said we could stop giving him

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LATCH Baby Bottle Nipples Mimic How a Breast Moves, Stretches, and Pumps

LATCH Baby Bottle Nipples Mimic How a Breast Moves, Stretches, and Pumps

Breastfeeding is super-rewarding, but it can be challenging, and in some cases, not possible. Nipple confusion is always a concern for nursing moms who would like to pump and have baby feed from the

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