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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The WHO Finds Formula Companies Are Targeting Parents Through Social Media
A World Health Organization report says formula companies target families. Birth advocate and Black Breastfeeding Week co-founder Kimberly Seals Allers says this especially impacts Black parents.
Which Medications Are Safe While Breastfeeding?
Can you take cold and flu medications while breastfeeding? How about antihistamines, pain relievers, and herbal remedies? We spoke with a neonatologist and lactation consultant to learn more.
What I Wish I Knew About Weaning My Baby
Most weaning advice tells parents to cater to the baby's needs. But parents who are weaning need to take extra care of their own bodies, and especially minds, as changes rage through them. Here's what I learned through my own weaning experience.
The Best Portable Breast Pumps of 2022
Your breastfed baby needs to eat whether you're home or not. These portable breast pumps help you get the job done on the go.
Everything You Need To Know About Breast Milk Color—From How and Why It Changes to When To Call the Doctor
From blue and yellow to red, green, and pink, here's everything you need to know about breast milk color and when it might be cause for concern.
Choosing the Best Nursing Pillow for Your Baby
Need a boost when feeding your little one? We've got you covered. Whether you're breastfeeding or bottle-feeding, these nursing pillows offer support and comfort at a time when you need it most.
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Using Cannabis While Breastfeeding May Not Be as Harmful to Infants as Once Thought, According to New Study
A new study shows that THC-positive breast milk may not be as harmful to preterm infants as we once thought. Three doctors give advice on whether or not a chestfeeding parent should use THC while nursing.
Parents Who Can't Breastfeed Should Always Have Formula and Donor Milk Covered by Insurance—A Petition is Calling for That
New parents can get a free breast pump through insurance. But that doesn't benefit every family—including families where the birthing person had a mastectomy. A petition is calling for equity. Experts weighed in on how this would help and what else parents can do to push this issue forward.