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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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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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.
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Lactation Massage for Breastfeeding Moms: Is It Worth It?

Experts weigh in on whether a lactation massage can help prevent breastfeeding issues like mastitis or increase your milk supply. 
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Top 5 Tips for Breastfeeding After Birth

How do you survive the first 48 hours of motherhood—and of breastfeeding? A certified lactation consultant gives the scoop.
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11 Questions on Mom Boobs Answered

From the miraculous (Hey, maybe I could be a swimsuit model!) to the mortifying (WHAT is leaking out of me?), breast changes are a rite of passage for moms. We’ve got answers to your biggest questions about how to keep your breasts healthy and happy. 
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Mom Pumps While Dancing, Gives Mamas Everywhere Multitasking Goals

This mom's hands-free pumping looks super convenient...and thanks to the fact that she dances while pumping, it even looks fun!
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More Breastfeeding Tips & Techniques

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.
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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.
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Get the Sweet Story Behind This Magnificent Maleficent-Themed Breastfeeding Shoot

It's not your typical breastfeeding photo shoot, but that's why we love it.