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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5 Best Lactation Cookie Recipes for Boosting Milk Production
Milk and cookies has always been a magical combination. But for breastfeeding moms, these easy homemade lactation cookies and their effect on milk production is even more magical.
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.
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.
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. 
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.
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. 

More Breastfeeding Tips & Techniques

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!
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.