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.

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How to Wean Your Baby Off Breastfeeding

There’s no universal approach to weaning, but a few golden rules can make the transition go smoothly. We've rounded up advice from lactation consultants and developmental experts for how to wean off breastfeeding.

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.

How to Breastfeed: Nursing 101

Breastfeeding may be a natural thing, but that doesn't mean it comes naturally. Here's how to breastfeed throughout baby’s first few months of life.

Expert Answers to Breastfeeding Questions

Get expert answers to the breastfeeding questions you may not feel comfortable asking your Ob-Gyn.

Tandem Nursing a Toddler and Newborn: How I Make It Work

I never planned on breastfeeding two babies at the same time. But before I knew it my newborn was at one breast and my toddler was at the other. It turned out to be one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.

5 Foods That Could Help Increase Your Breast Milk Supply

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

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39 Breastfeeding Secrets Every New Mother Should Know

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.

Here's How Coachella Is Becoming More Mom-Friendly

The popular music and art festival is offering mom-friendly breastfeeding and pumping areas this year.

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.