Breastfeeding is hard work for your body, so it's important for mom to stay healthy, hydrated and well-nourished.
Women who are pregnant of breastfeeding their infants should avoid marijuana since THC (one of the active compounds in marijuana) can easily cross the placenta and accumulate in the brain and fat of the fetus, and this can harm the fetus or their baby.
Not all moms and babies get the hang of breastfeeding right away. Here are some potential breastfeeding problems you may encounter and some solutions.
Probiotic supplements may not protect babies from catching colds or stomach bugs in day care, a new clinical trial suggests.
Breastfeeding may not make kids sharper or better behaved than their non-nursed peers over the long-term, a new study suggests.
Good nutrition is crucial when you're breastfeeding. Check out Nurse Barb Dehn's advice for new moms.
New research confirms that breastfeeding for two to four months of a newborn's life can significantly reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Breastfeeding for a longer time may help women reduce the risk of chronic pain after a cesarean delivery.
Even though most new moms in the United States begin breastfeeding their babies at birth, many stop sooner than pediatricians recommend.
Major insurer cuts payments for breast pumps, which may increase patient costs and drive some new moms from breastfeeding their infants.
If you or your baby has decided that it's time to stop breastfeeding, here are some tips to help weaning go better for you both.
Researchers say breastfeeding plants good bacteria in baby’s digestive system.
Now, a new study has concluded that the more hours a new mom works, the tougher it is for her to continue breastfeeding.