Breastfeeding

Both you and your baby benefit from breastfeeding but it can be hard work. Here you'll learn how to breastfeed your baby and get expert breastfeeding tips. You'll also learn about breast milk, breast pumping, and when it's time to start weaning.

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What It's Like to Be in a Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group

Breastfeeding parents have found comfort and expert tips they need in virtual groups during the pandemic. Even better? These online groups have made isolation a little easier.

Racial Disparities Exist in Breastfeeding Rates for Black Moms

Raising awareness about the history of Black breastfeeding and the factors that contribute to low rates of Black mothers breastfeeding is an important way to close the gap.

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How Long Should You Breastfeed? As Long As You Can

Although the World Health Organization (WHO) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have recommended timelines for breastfeeding, only one-third of moms actually follow them. Find out more about how long you should breastfeed your baby—and why formula is also a great option if you can't nurse.

A Crash Course in Breastfeeding Laws for New Moms

State and federal governments are looking out for nursing parents in more ways than ever before. From jury duty requirements to pumping in public, here are the laws protecting breastfeeding mothers in the U.S. you need to know.

I Got Nipple Thrush From Breastfeeding And This Is What It Feels Like

成人小视频appOral thrush is very common. But did you know the fungal infection can also appear on the nipples? Here is everything you need to know about how the condition affects nursing mothers.