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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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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.

The Most Lifelike Bottles for Breastfed Babies

Planning to give your breastfed baby some pumped breast milk or formula? Learn how to ease the transition between nursing and bottle-feeding, and check out our round-up of the best bottles to prevent nipple confusion.

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.
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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.

Breastfeeding Expert Uses Wine Glasses to Show How Much Milk Babies Get With Each Feed

Wondered how much milk Baby is getting throughout a feed? Here's the difference between the letdown, rhythmic sucking, and flutter stages of breastfeeding.