Breast Milk

Feeding your baby breast milk is recommended because of the nutritional benefits it provides. Learn about your milk supply, what makes breast milk so good for your baby, and how to store breast milk.Also be sure to check out our section on Breast Pumping.

I Tried Lactation Cookies to Boost My Breastmilk Production

How much of a role does nutrition really play when it comes to how much breast milk your body creates? Here's the scoop, plus my experience testing out lactation bites postpartum.
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How Breast Milk Boosts Your Baby's Microbiome

Nursing is especially good for a baby's "microbiome". But here's how to help good bacteria flourish whether you breastfeed or bottle-feed.
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Marijuana Helped Me Through My Postpartum PTSD

When crippling postpartum PTSD set in, I knew had to do something. I chose to use marijuana—despite breastfeeding—and it saved me.
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More Breast Milk

12 Best Foods for Breastfeeding Moms

If you're a nursing mom, add these healthy breastfeeding superfoods to your diet to get the nutrients you need.
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What's In Your Breast Milk?

Many medicines and drinks—even certain foods—can affect your baby if you're nursing. Here's how to make sure you both stay safe and healthy.
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More Moms Are Using Donor Breast Milk, Here's Why

As the health benefits of breast milk become more widely understood, the use of donor milk is on the rise.