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We're Not Breastfeeding Long Enough and It's Costing Us

A new report finds that many women—especially in the U.S.—are not breastfeeding nearly long enough to give infants the full benefits. Here’s why if you can breastfeed, it’s worth a try.
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Sick Adults Could Benefit From Drinking Breast Milk

New research out of the UK says a protein in breast milk not only helps babies, but could combat conditions like sickle-cell disease and cystic fibrosis. Would you try it?

The Latest Joey Salads Breastfeeding Video Has Us Scratching Our Heads

He makes as good point about breastfeeding, but at what cost?

Video Shows What People Really Think About Breastfeeding in Public—and It's Shocking

A YouTube star filmed a public breastfeeding 'social experiment' and the reactions of some people might make you rage.

9 Times Breastfeeding Won Over the Shamers in 2015

'It's a nipple. It's not a weapon'—possibly our favorite line these past 12 months. Here’s why it matters, even if you don’t breastfeed…

This Awesome Video Shows Moms Around the World Standing Up for Breastfeeding

Was 2015 the year of the “lactivist”? Maybe… At the very least it was the year to normalize breastfeeding.

A Beginner's Guide to Tandem Breastfeeding

If you’re a mom to a nursing toddler and pregnant, you can absolutely breastfeed both your children if you do it right.

The Breastfeeding Photo That's Going Viral for a Very Good Reason

If you're going to glare at this women while she breastfeeds her child in public, she's going to glare right back at you.

Breast Milk Might be the Key to Preventing Blindness in Preemies

Could breast milk be a solution for premature infants in danger of going blind?

The Reason Moms Stop Nursing May Signal Their Risk for Postpartum Depression

Here's how to find out if you're at risk, based on how you felt about breastfeeding.

Breast Milk: The New Super Drink?

New research shows human milk can actually help fight infections and heal wounds. Could there be a future market in adult consumption?

Could 'Breastsleeping' With Your Baby Mean More Sleep for Moms?

Bed-sharing is a hot button issue, with doctors encouraging parents to sleep away from their infants—but one expert on sleep claims "breastsleeping" is the best solution.

Why This Kind of Mom is More Likely to Breastfeed

Of course there are many solid reasons why women don't nurse, but it now looks like where you live could be one of them.

The Minnesota Vikings Become First NFL Team to Install Breastfeeding Pods

The football team is taking the lead in providing safe, comfortable nursing facilities for moms and their youngest football fans.

These 9 Photos Prove There's No Deadline for Stopping Nursing

The Honest Body Project is back: Let these powerful images of extended breastfeeding help you stand by your choice, whatever that is.
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