Breastfeeding Tips & Techniques

Getting your baby to breastfeed comfortably requires practice and patience. A few good tips from our lactation experts will help you get started. Learn techniques for getting you and your baby comfortable breastfeeding. Also be sure to check out our section on Breastfeeding Basics.

This Mom's Tandem Breastfeeding Photo Sparked a Heated Debate

This simple family moment of a mom breastfeeding her two daughters at once spurred a debate online.

How to Breastfeed in Public

If the fear of stares or overexposure has you and Baby housebound, follow these steps to become a virtuoso at nursing confidently.

Breastfeeding Supplies Checklist

This Victoria's Secret Model Breastfeeding During a Photo Shoot Is Every Multitasking Mama

We love how Candace Swanepoel is inspiring other mamas to breastfeed in public!

7 Tips for Getting Baby Latched On to the Breast

Breastfeeding will be more relaxed for both you and your baby when he has a good latch from the get-go. We can help you make that happen.

7 Tips for Getting Baby Latched On to the Breast

Breastfeeding will be more relaxed for both you and your baby when he has a good latch from the get-go. We can help you make that happen.

Beautiful Photos Show Two Moms Tandem Breastfeeding Their Four Children (Including Triplets!)

You will believe anything is possible after seeing these gorgeous photos of two mamas who exclusively nurse their four children.

6 Breastfeeding Tips for Your Hospital Stay

Get your baby hooked on the breast as early as possible.

Your Age-by-Age Guide to Weaning

Even though there's no universal approach to weaning, there are a few golden rules that can help the transition go smoothly for you and baby. The first rule? Be prepared. To that end, we've rounded up lactation consultants, developmental experts, and real moms to help you get both mind and body ready for weaning.

Newborn Nursing Tips

How often, how long, and which breast?

Combining Breastfeeding With Formula

Introducing some formula to your baby's diet may actually help you keep nursing longer.

How to Breastfeed a Baby

Learn all the techniques and problems you need to know about breastfeeding your new baby.

31 Breastfeeding Secrets

Nursing your baby is no easy feat. Luckily, we've rounded up the only breastfeeding tips you'll ever need, from the experts who've figured out the smartest tricks, shortcuts, and solutions.

7 Benefits of Extended Breastfeeding

Pediatricians recommend breastfeeding until baby is at least a year old -- but many moms keep going beyond that. Discover the pluses of extended breastfeeding.

How to Hold Baby While Breastfeeding

Find out how to do five common breastfeeding positions.

Best Breastfeeding Apps

To the uninitiated, breastfeeding seems like a piece of cake: Place baby on boob, do crossword puzzles for the next 20 minutes, repeat. But for many of us moms, this natural act is anything but second nature. Luckily, help is just a touchscreen away. We rounded up some of the best nursing apps for new moms; whether you have burning questions about milk supply or need to find a spot to nurse alfresco, take a look.

How to Get a Good Breastfeeding Latch

Make breastfeeding easier by mastering the latch.

How to Do the Football Breastfeeding Position

Find out how to do this common breastfeeding position.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Using a Lactation Consultant

Using a lactation consultant can make feeding Baby easier--and more enjoyable. These tips will help you make the most of using an expert.

Target Is Testing Public Breastfeeding Lounges in Its Stores

The company is normalizing breastfeeding by putting nursing stations in plain public sight, complete with comfy seating for moms.

5 Foods That Could Help Increase Your Breastmilk Supply

Wondering how to increase milk supply--and whether or not certain foods and supplements could help? Here's what you need to know.

Nursing 101: All About Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding may be a natural thing, but that doesn't mean it comes naturally. Here's how to make it work from the start.

This Breastfeeding Mom's Viral Photo Will Make Your Day

Ever gotten the stink eye for breastfeeding in public? This mom has, and her viral Facebook post against those who shame nursing moms is a must-read.

How to Enjoy Nursing

We launched a full-fledged investigation into the top struggles breastfeeding moms face. Identify your offender, apply our fixes, and feed your baby without stress.