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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9 Best Breastfeeding Apps for New Parents

Breastfeeding apps can help parents track feedings and manage their nursing schedule. Here are nine reliable options available for downloading today.

I’m Choosing My Mental Health Over Breastfeeding My Baby And I Refuse to Feel Guilty About It

After speaking with my doctors and doing research, I feel the best choice for me is to stay on my bipolar medications and feed my baby formula. Here's why this tough decision is best for me and my son.

The 7 Best Transitional Sippy Cups and When to Introduce Them

The first step in weaning your baby is introducing them to a cup. Here are some expert-approved tips for making transition from the bottle or the breast, plus a round-up of the best sippy cups for little ones.

Parents With PTSD Are More Likely to Struggle With Breastfeeding

For birthing parents with pre-existing post-traumatic stress disorder, the road to breastfeeding isn't as smooth as you might have been led to believe, yet no one is talking about it. Here's what new parents should know.

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.
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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.

This Bridesmaid Pumping Like a Boss in Wedding Photo Is a Gorgeous Tribute to Normalizing Breastfeeding

Instead of a white bouquet, this matron-of-honor can be seen with a white electric breast pump.