Breastfeeding

Dads can finally ‘breastfeed’ with this wearable device

Breastfeeding can be a beautiful experience, but there’s no denying the unique toll it takes on moms’ sleep and stress levels. Most nursing moms have had the experience of being awake breastfeeding at 2:30 in the morning and looking over scornfully at their snoozing partner and his useless man... more

The best bottles for breastfeeding babies

Breastfeeding has many benefits for both baby and mom. But there may be times when you may want to incorporate bottle feeding into your baby’s life, whether it’s because you’re going back to work, want your partner to be able to feed the baby or even if you just need... more

What every breastfeeding mom should know about using marijuana, edibles and CBD

Now that marijuana is legal for medicinal and/or recreational purposes in more than half the country — and the stigma attached to smoking cannabis or partaking in one of its edible forms is diminishing — it shouldn’t come as a surprise that many women are wondering: Can you smoke... more

From breastfeeding to pumping: 10 tips for moms headed back to work

When Keyona Grant was preparing to go back to work after maternity leave, her baby did what a lot of breastfeeding moms fear: She refused the bottle. “I tried everything,” says Grant, a certified registered nurse anesthetist and owner of the site Professional Mama. “I left the house, offered... more

The viral breast pumping hack that moms can’t get enough of

Parents all over Facebook are loving this mom and lactation consultant’s brilliantly simple tip for increasing breast milk output and taking the pressure out of pumping. In fact, her Facebook post has been shared almost 9,000 times as of this writing. Johanna Sargeant, IBCLC, shared on her Facebook page, Milk... more

5 ways breastfeeding moms and their caregivers can work together for baby

If you’re a breastfeeding mom heading back to work or on an extended trip, you likely have one big concern: How will my baby transition from breast to bottle? It’s totally natural for nursing moms and their infant’s caregivers to have jitters going into a caregiving situation where the caregiver... more

Postpartum bleeding: What’s normal and how long will it last?

When Ashley Zinton, a mom of two from Tarrytown, New York, saw “menstrual pads, super absorbent” on her post-birth checklist, she didn’t think she’d ever need such heavy-duty pads. What she understood even less was how quickly she’d go through them. “I bought a small pack of regular maxi pads... more