By Chris Weller | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 15:06
Researchers say mothers should feed children breast milk for roughly 17 weeks before transitioning into a combination with solid food.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 10/29/2013 - 14:15
The Chinese government hopes to boost China's breastfeeding rates to 50 percent by 2020.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 15:12
Laura Trickle, a breastfeeding mom, says she's shocked she was charged with contempt after bringing her son with her to jury duty.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 13:49
A clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics gives a comprehensive review of the facts and myths about breastfeeding-friendly medications.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 08/15/2013 - 14:39
Researchers discover that full-term pregnancy before the age of 30 and breastfeeding for six months may protect non-smoking mothers from breast cancer.
By Anthony Rivas | Sat, 08/10/2013 - 13:31
Just in time for World Breastfeeding Week, a group of mothers held a "nurse-in" at a Tennessee Chik-Fil-A after one of them was told her breastfeeding in the restaurant was making other parents uncomfortable.
By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 08/05/2013 - 18:13
Learn the seven nutritious foods in your breastfeeding diet that will promote good health and satisfy you and your baby’s palettes.
By Amy Boulanger | Wed, 06/26/2013 - 10:48
Find out if breast milk or formula milk is best for you and your baby.
By Matthew Mientka | Mon, 06/24/2013 - 18:34
A new look at a massive intergenerational study of British-born people shows that breastfeeding confers advantages in social mobility with protection from downward spirals, among other health benefits.
By Ansa Varughese | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 17:17
Babies who were exclusively breastfed showed faster brain development and higher performance in parts of the brain associated with language, motor control, and visual reception.
By Ansa Varughese | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 16:16
Close examination of barium metal in human, monkey, and Neanderthal teeth helped scientists understand weaning patterns that may explain an advantage modern humans hold over the brutes.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 15:37
The newest flavor from adult-themed lollipop company, Lollyphile, is breast milk. And the company's owner thinks it's his best idea yet.
By Lizette Borreli | Fri, 05/24/2013 - 17:57
Studies show that breastfeeding can promote good physical and cognitive health for newborn babies.