Breastfeeding

Both you and your baby benefit from breastfeeding but it can be hard work. Here you'll learn how to breastfeed your baby and get expert breastfeeding tips. You'll also learn about breast milk, breast pumping, and when it's time to start weaning.

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The COVID Vaccine and Breastfeeding: What Nursing Moms Need to Know 

Experts recommend that nursing women receive the COVID-19 vaccine, even though they’ve been excluded from clinical trials. Here’s what you need to know about the benefits, side effects, and other safety data.

Cluster Feeding and Newborns: A Guide for Parents

Does your baby seem to get ravenous in the evening hours, nursing several times in short succession? You’re probably dealing with cluster feeding. Here’s what to know about the normal newborn phenomenon.

Teacher Mom Told She Was 'Tattling' For Complaining When a Student Walked in on Her in the Pumping Room

This Reddit mom's colleague confronted her after a student walked in while she was pumping—not to apologize for giving the student access to the locked room, but to berate her for "tattling" on him about it.

5 Best Lactation Cookie Recipes for Boosting Milk Production

Milk and cookies has always been a magical combination. But for breastfeeding moms, these easy homemade lactation cookies and their effect on milk production is even more magical.

What It's Like to Be in a Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group

Breastfeeding parents have found comfort and expert tips they need in virtual groups during the pandemic. Even better? These online groups have made isolation a little easier.

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Racial Disparities Exist in Breastfeeding Rates for Black Moms

Raising awareness about the history of Black breastfeeding and the factors that contribute to low rates of Black mothers breastfeeding is an important way to close the gap.

I Tried Meditating to Increase My Milk Supply And I Think It Worked

After six months of breastfeeding, my milk supply started dwindling. I figured I'd try breastfeeding while meditating, something I heard could help with my issue. As it turns out, meditation was the solution I never knew I needed.