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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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.

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.

Moms on Reddit Share Their Funniest Breastfeeding Nicknames

When one mom on Reddit shared that her husband calls her "the snack that smiles back," others chimed in with their breastfeeding nicknames.

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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.

How Long Should You Breastfeed? As Long As You Can

Although the World Health Organization (WHO) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have recommended timelines for breastfeeding, only one-third of moms actually follow them. Find out more about how long you should breastfeed your baby—and why formula is also a great option if you can't nurse.

Yes, You Can Be Vegan or Vegetarian and Still Breastfeed

Studies prove vegan and vegetarian diets can be safe while breastfeeding, as long as Mom is consuming key nutrients. Experts explain what to focus on when breastfeeding on these diets.