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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Choosing the Best Nursing Pillow for Your Baby
Need a boost when feeding your little one? We've got you covered. Whether you're breastfeeding or bottle-feeding, these nursing pillows offer support and comfort at a time when you need it most.
Using Cannabis While Breastfeeding May Not Be as Harmful to Infants as Once Thought, According to New Study
A new study shows that THC-positive breast milk may not be as harmful to preterm infants as we once thought. Three doctors give advice on whether or not a chestfeeding parent should use THC while nursing.
Parents Who Can't Breastfeed Should Always Have Formula and Donor Milk Covered by Insurance—A Petition is Calling for That
New parents can get a free breast pump through insurance. But that doesn't benefit every family—including families where the birthing person had a mastectomy. A petition is calling for equity. Experts weighed in on how this would help and what else parents can do to push this issue forward.
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.
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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.

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.