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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Shawn Johnson East is Drinking Bodyarmor to Help With Breast Milk Supply—Does This Really Work?
Former Olympian Shawn Johnson East recently shared her short-term solution to low milk supply: Bodyarmor. Can this hydrating sports drink really increase breast milk production?
Even After My Double Mastectomy, I Celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week
After a medical disorder lead to the removal of both my breasts, I didn't have the choice to breastfeed my daughter. Now, I sit in support with the Black mothers who deserve the health care access and lactation resources that truly make breastfeeding a choice.
Incredible TikTok Video Shows What it Really Takes to Breastfeed Triplets
This mom fought against all odds to breastfeed her triplets—and a recent video in celebration of her six-month nursing anniversary shows just what it takes.
How Many Calories Breastfeeding Burns and What It Means for Losing Weight
You've heard that breastfeeding torches calories — but exactly what kind of calorie burn are we talking about here? And what does that mean for postpartum weight loss? Here's what you need to know.
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'Loki' Costume Designer on Making Sophia Di Martino's Costume Nursing- and Pumping-Friendly: 'So She Could Be a Strong New Mom'
Loki costume designer Christine Wada added concealed zippers to Sophia Di Martino's costume to make pumping and breastfeeding easier during filming.
Exclusively Pumping Parents Can Get Help From Lactation Consultants
More lactation consultants are offering assistance to exclusively pumping parents. If you're considering exclusive pumping, here's why you should see one.

Want to Take the Pressure Off Breastfeeding Moms Like Me? Get Vaccinated

Moms are extending their breastfeeding goals or seeking donor milk to give their babies coveted protection from COVID-19. While we're still learning about immunity through breast milk, the pressure should not fall on individual mothers to protect their newborns—all eligible Americans should get vaccinated so we reach herd immunity for those who cannot get the shot.