Breastfeeding Problems

As rewarding as breastfeeding can be, sometimes it can be difficult and even downright painful. Learn how to deal with common breastfeeding problems including engorgement, and more.

14 Things You Didn't Know About Breastfeeding

When breastfeeding works well, Mom and Baby are happy and thriving. But almost every new mother experiences some discomfort along the way. Check out our tips, techniques, and cool products to help ensure a smooth and comfortable nursing experience.

Avoid the Most Common Breastfeeding Problems

Nursing? No problem! We've got smart ways to steer clear of the most common breastfeeding nuisances.

4 Facts About Inverted or Flat Nipples

How inverted or flat nipples can affect breastfeeding.

All About Engorgement

Causes and solutions to this breastfeeding problem.

Plugged Ducts and Breast Infections: Frequently Asked Questions

Spotting and treating these potential breastfeeding problems.

3 Ways to Solve Breastfeeding Aches & Pains

Breastfeeding can be a real pain. (Literally!) We asked a team of experts how to overcome common challenges and deal with the aches ahead.

Nurse Your Body!

Breastfeeding can be a real pain. (Literally!) We asked a team of experts how to deal with aches and more.

7 Finicky Eater Solutions

If your baby has become a finicky eater, don't fret. We've got solutions to your mealtime problems.

Nursing Roadblocks

Here's how to overcome common nursing problems and keep on breastfeeding.

When to Call a Lactation Consultant

If nursing isn't working, don't give up -- get in touch with a lactation consultant, who can help. Here's how.

Solutions to Common Challenges

Breast certainly is best, as the mantra goes, but for many new moms, nursing is much, much harder than the literature would have us believe. Fortunately, breast-feeding usually gets easier as time goes on. Here's a roundup of common problems and real-life solutions to help you stay the course.

Biting While Breastfeeding

There's not a breastfeeding mom out there who doesn't fear the accidental chomp of her baby's new teeth, which usually appear between 4 and 7 months old. For help keeping the bites at bay, keep reading.

7 Things NOT to Say to a Breastfeeding Mom

Thinking about making a comment -- or asking a question -- about breastfeeding to your sister, your BFF, or the lady across from you at the coffee shop? For the love of all the nursing mamas in the world, read this first.

Breastfeeding Problems and Solutions

4 common breastfeeding discomforts and how to treat them.

How to Avoid Breast Engorgement

Learn how to reduce the pain of engorged breasts, a common conditions many breastfeeding mothers deal with.

11 Totally Unrealistic Stock Photos of Breastfeeding Moms

We wish breastfeeding could be this glamorous and carefree...but it's not.

The (Surprising) No. 1 Reason Moms Don't Have Breastfeeding Success

Would you believe lack of preparation may be to blame for why many women don't succeed at their breastfeeding goals?

Thought-Provoking Song Imagines Life 'If Daddies Made Milk'

If daddies nursed babies instead of mommies, the world might look something like this...

Natural Breastfeeding Remedies: Do They Work?

Breastfeeding is natural, but it's not easy. Mastitis, engorgement, plugged ducts, low supply -- the potential hiccups are many and they can hurt, which is why some moms will try almost anything to get relief. From cabbage leaves to cold potatoes, these 11 natural breastfeeding remedies claim to make nursing more comfortable. Find out which ones are worth trying!

Is It Safe to Breastfeed When You're Sick?

Find out what an expert has to say.

Your Breastfeeding Diet

Could your diet be to blame for your baby's fussiness?

All About Latch-On Pain

Are you having breastfeeding pain? Here's what you can do about it.

Breastfeeding in Public: Know Your Legal Rights

Planning to nurse your baby whenever and wherever? Read this first!

Keep On Nursing!

Think breastfeeding is just a newborn issue? Think again. We've got advice on handling everything from a teething baby to a meddling mother-in-law.

Celeb Moms Get Real About Breastfeeding

Jenna Elfman, Jennifer Garner, Molly Sims, Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, Kristin Cavallari & Alicia Silverstone open up about their experiences with breastfeeding. It really is different for everyone!