breastfeeding

  1. Baby & Toddler

    Breastfeeding moms get more sleep at night

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    In case you needed another reason to breastfeed, studies show that breastfeeding mothers -- and their partners -- get an average of...
  2. New Moms

    What kind of water should I use in my baby’s formula?

    You’ve decided to feed your baby formula. The powdered and liquid concentrate formulas are a terrific alternative to the...
  3. New Moms

    How often should I feed my baby?

    Your baby is here and she came without instructions! What and how you feed your newborn is your decision -- one that has to work for...
  4. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    6 Tips for heading home with a newborn

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    Heading home with a newborn baby can be frightening. Authors Laura Jana and Jennifer Shu, moms who are also pediatricians, have...
  5. Baby & Toddler

    How to safely store breast milk

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    Once you’ve determined which breast milk pump is right for your lifestyle, the question becomes: How do I safely store my baby’s...
  6. Baby & Toddler

    How to choose the best breast pump

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    The availability of a wide range of breast milk pumps has made breastfeeding easier for nursing moms. What breast pump should you...
  7. Baby Gear

    Expectant mom’s guide to baby gear

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    Are you feeling overwhelmed with all the choices in baby gear? From feeding to cribs, strollers and car seats, we sort through all...
  8. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    How to prepare for postpartum depression

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    Many moms experience the “baby blues” shortly after giving birth. But when mood swings don’t subside and the blues hang on, it’s...
  9. Baby & Toddler

    You're not alone: When breastfeeding makes you feel sad

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    Breastfeeding is supposed to be one big joy-fest, where babies and moms bond. It’s supposed to be the best gift moms can give their...
  10. Mom & Dad

    Is Facebook against moms?

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    First came reports that Facebook was banning photos of women breastfeeding, then one woman said they banned her pregnancy portrait....
  11. Food & Recipes

    Breast milk ice cream goes on sale

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    A restaurant in London is now serving breast milk ice cream, according to BBC news. And just wait until you hear what it's called.
  12. Baby & Toddler

    Nurse-in planned for Washington D.C. museum

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    When security guards at a Washington, D.C. museum told a nursing mom she needed to move to the bathroom, she confided in her mom...
  13. Baby & Toddler

    How to heal from a breast infection naturally

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    Do you get repeated clogs and blocked ducts when breastfeeding? Has that ever made you want to give up and switch to formula? There...
  14. Baby & Toddler

    Poll: Women not breastfeeding because of embarrassment?

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    A recent breastfeeding poll conducted by Fertility Flower returned interesting statistics about how many women breastfeed their...
  15. Child Development & Health

    Mayim Bialik: I nurse my toddler

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    Mayim Bialik confides that she's still breastfeeding her 2 1/2 year old son -- and she breastfed her oldest son until he was 26...
  16. Child Development & Health

    What is Natural Family Living?

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    When we give birth, the world is made new again. Through the eyes of our children, we are thrust suddenly and deeply into the primal...
  17. Adoption

    Breastfeeding your adopted child

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    If you’re adopting as a way to create or grow your family, you may assume that breastfeeding your adopted child is not a...
  18. Baby & Toddler

    The breast-is-best debate

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    Even formula companies will now admit that “breast is best.” But moms who struggle to breastfeed can feel enormous guilt. And the...
  19. Mom & Dad

    Top 5 reasons to wear your baby

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    Babywearing has surged in popularity in recent years. These days, there are more varieties of baby carriers, wraps and slings than...