breastfeeding

Increasing global breastfeeding rates could save the lives of more than 820,000 babies and 20,000 mothers each year

Increasing global breastfeeding rates could save the lives of more than 820,000 babies and 20,000 mothers each year

We have established time and again that breastfeeding is extremely beneficial to both mother and child. A new report published in the medical journal The Lancet reviewed more than 1,300 studies that

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Scientists declare breast milk protein could be the key to combating drug-resistant bacteria

Scientists declare breast milk protein could be the key to combating drug-resistant bacteria

Breast milk is amazing. It provides perfectly balanced nutrition for newborns and older babies, helps transfer antibodies to ward off illness, and bolsters immunity for little ones as they grow. Now,

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Studies show that moms also benefit from breastfeeding

Studies show that moms also benefit from breastfeeding

While the benefits of breastfeeding for babies have been well-studied, two recent studies show that mothers who nurse also receive a health boost. The first study found that breastfeeding, even for a

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Mamachic: a versatile bamboo knit wrap that’s destined to become mom’s favorite accessory

Mamachic: a versatile bamboo knit wrap that’s destined to become mom’s favorite accessory

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Nurses invent Skin to Skin C-section Drape so moms can hold their baby immediately after birth

Nurses invent Skin to Skin C-section Drape so moms can hold their baby immediately after birth

With over 50 years of combined labor and delivery nursing experience, Kimberly Jarrelle, Deborah Burbic and Jess Niccoli have seen a lot of babies being born, and their desire to facilitate immediate skin

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The Nifty cup is a smart feeding solution for newborns with lip and mouth deformities

The Nifty cup is a smart feeding solution for newborns with lip and mouth deformities

Many newborns have trouble nursing due to a tongue or lip tie that interferes with their ability to properly latch, either at the breast or on a baby bottle, and more severe conditions such as a cleft

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Chelsea Clinton discusses the challenges of breastfeeding as a working mom

Chelsea Clinton discusses the challenges of breastfeeding as a working mom

Chelsea Clinton has been a mom for just over a year now, and although the former president’s daughter/philanthropist/author is loving motherhood, she recently admitted to one parenting challenge:

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Medela Recycles program makes it easy to keep used breast pumps out of landfills

Medela Recycles program makes it easy to keep used breast pumps out of landfills

Once upon a time, many nursing mothers couldn’t afford a breast pump even if they wanted one, because of their high price tag. Under the Affordable Care Act, breast pumps are now supplied to new mothers

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Breastfeeding may help prevent autism in certain higher risk infants

Breastfeeding may help prevent autism in certain higher risk infants

Lack of eye contact has become an early telltale sign of autism, and new research suggests that breastfeeding may be helpful in helping babies with a certain genetic mutation that has been associated

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10 Active duty military moms pose for powerful group photo to normalize public breastfeeding

10 Active duty military moms pose for powerful group photo to normalize public breastfeeding

Photographer and former Army solider Tara Ruby has been trying in earnest to share this powerful image, captured of 10 active duty moms in uniform breastfeeding together at Fort Bliss, the Army post near

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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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Breastfeeding moms and their babies flooded Yankee Stadium with a ‘sea of pink’ to normalize nursing in public

Breastfeeding moms and their babies flooded Yankee Stadium with a ‘sea of pink’ to normalize nursing in public

A group of 250 Yankees fans showed their support for public breastfeeding on Tuesday night while watching their favorite ball team on the field. The Bronx Breastfeeding Coalition organized the outing at

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“The Places You’ll Feed” offers a humorous view of breastfeeding written in the same vein as a Dr. Seuss book

“The Places You’ll Feed” offers a humorous view of breastfeeding written in the same vein as a Dr. Seuss book

The Places You’ll Feed may look like a Dr. Seuss book, but even a pro like Seuss probably couldn’t have tackled the topic of breastfeeding with such humor and insider knowledge. Written by a

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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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Chou & Chou bamboo nursing covers may also be used as a maternity top, scarf, shawl or cardigan!

Chou & Chou bamboo nursing covers may also be used as a maternity top, scarf, shawl or cardigan!

Nursing in public never looked so effortless, so stylish, or so inconspicuous. Chou & Chou’s multipurpose nursing cover goes beyond the typical layer of breastfeeding privacy: it may also be

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Australian court overturns ban on mother breastfeeding her child after getting a tattoo

Australian court overturns ban on mother breastfeeding her child after getting a tattoo

A 20 year-old Australian mom was banned from breastfeeding her 11 month-old child by an Australian Federal Court Circuit Judge this week because she recently got a tattoo. Getting inked while

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Study: Children who are breastfed have a lower risk of childhood leukemia

Study: Children who are breastfed have a lower risk of childhood leukemia

A new study from Journal of American Medicine Pediatrics examined 18 previous studies and found that children who were breastfed six months or longer had a 19% lower risk of developing childhood leukemia

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The Milky Way: an empowering, must-see documentary about breastfeeding

The Milky Way: an empowering, must-see documentary about breastfeeding

The Milky Way Documentary Trailer from Amy Rosner on Vimeo. Nurses and lactation consultants Jennifer Davidson and Chantal Molnar kept hearing similar, troubling breastfeeding stories from clients: lack

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