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Barriers to Breastfeeding

Overcoming the cultural obstacles to breastfeeding.

Mom's Milk Protects Against Alcoholism

A new study shows that early weaning may lead to alcohol abuse later in life.

How Breastfed Babies Measure Up

The new World Health Organization (WHO) growth charts reflect data on children fed only breast milk and water for their first 4 to 6 months.

Booby Traps

The top 5 pitfalls of breastfeeding and how to avoid them.

Help Wanted

Most pregnant women who say they're going to breastfeed do—but many stop before their babies get much benefit.

Breast Friends

Need a little help nursing your baby? We've got simple, tried-and-true advice from women who've been there.

Breastfeeding Awareness Month

This month, and every month, we focus not just on the reasons why it's important to breastfeed, but on how to make breastfeeding work for you and your baby.

Where to Get the Support You Need

(and we don't mean just bras)

Nursing After the Knife

Can you breastfeed if you've had cosmetic or other breast surgery?

My Superhero Power

Superman's got nothin' on Super Mom

Nursing Know-How

The first few weeks of breastfeeding can be the toughest.

More Nursing Know-How

Tips to head off most breastfeeding problems.

Need Some Tips on Breastfeeding?

The best tricks often come from moms who've been there.
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