Breast Milk

Feeding your baby breast milk is recommended because of the nutritional benefits it provides. Learn about your milk supply, what makes breast milk so good for your baby, and how to store breast milk.Also be sure to check out our section on Breast Pumping.

Combining Breastfeeding with Formula

Breast is best, but introducing some formula may actually help you keep nursing longer.

Diet and Breast Milk

How to Freeze and Unfreeze Breast Milk

Find out how to properly store and use frozen breast milk.

Amazing! Viral Photo Shows How Breastmilk Changes for Baby's Needs

An Arkansas mom noticed her breastmilk changed when her baby was sick.

Storing Breast Milk

Breast milk is chock-full of nutrients and antibodies that babies need to survive and thrive, but storing that milk improperly can degrade those important properties. Here's what you need to know to keep your liquid gold, well, golden.

What's In Your Breast Milk?

Many medicines and drinks--even certain foods--can affect your baby if you're nursing. Here's how to make sure you both stay safe and healthy.

How to Get a Good Breastfeeding Latch

Make breastfeeding easier by mastering the latch.

How to Do the Football Breastfeeding Position

Find out how to do this common breastfeeding position.

How to Hold Baby While Breastfeeding

Find out how to do five common breastfeeding positions.

These Moms Donated Nearly 4 Gallons of Breastmilk to the Baby of a Fallen Officer

It is amazing what people do when they find out there is a need and find out that they can help.

6 Natural Ways to Boost Milk Production

Even though your new baby is the center of your world, you need to take care of you in order to feed her. Here's six ways to naturally boost your breast milk production.

7 Easy and Delicious Lactation Smoothies

Producing enough breastmilk can be a challenge (right?), and many nursing moms swear by nutrient-packed lactation smoothies to generate more of that liquid gold. So pull out the blender and whip up a luscious, creamy smoothie perfect for breakfast, lunch, or a filling snack.

25 Things That Go Through Your Mind When You're Pumping Breastmilk

Love it or hate it, if you're pumping breastmilk, you're likely spending a lot of time each day attached to a battery-powered contraption. So what goes through your mind as you sit and listen to that whirring? We asked Parents readers on Facebook to tell us what they really think when they're pumping.

Breast Pumping Made Easy

Planning to express your breast milk? Set yourself up for success with these time-saving tips.

How to Do the Straddle Breastfeeding Position

Find out how to do this common breastfeeding position.

How to Do the Cross Cradle Breastfeeding Position

Find out how to do this common breastfeeding position.

Babies Are What They Eat

With so many toxins, medications, and dangerous foods out there, what's a nursing mom to do?

How to Store Breast Milk

Important tips on how to safely and securely store breast milk for future feedings.

How to Breastfeed When Lying Down

Find out how to do this common breastfeeding position.

5 Magical Uses for Breast Milk (Besides Feeding Baby!)

Breast milk has uses beyond feeding your baby. From soothing nipples sore from nursing to chapped baby lips, try using breast milk to solve this common health problems for mom and your newborn.

The Do's and Don'ts of Weaning

It's best to have a plan when weaning your little one. We tell you how to make the process go as smoothly as possible for you and your little one.

Breastfeeding Moms Can Skip Vitamin Drops, Research Suggests

Mothers who take high-dose vitamin D supplements, may not have to give their nursing infant recommended vitamin drops, according to a new study.

Buying Breast Milk Online: What You Need to Know

More women are buying breast milk online than ever, but is it safe? A study by Nationwide Children's Hospital exposes the dangers of this trend.