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Breastfeeding

The First Year

From birth until weaning, nursing moms face different issues as their babies grow. Here's a month-by-month guide.

Extreme Makeover: Breastfeeding

Nursing moms get a new image with the Babes campaign.

How to Breastfeed: A Step-by-Step Guide with Photos

We show you how to get it right

Got Enough Milk?

How to tell if you're one of the few women with a low breast-milk supply--and what you can do about it.

Best for Babes

Making breastfeeding as mainstream as motherhood itself

Breastfeeding Benefit for Older Moms

Many studies have found: putting off a first full-term pregnancy until after age 25 raises your breast-cancer risk but, they also found breastfeeding negated that risk.

Breast Buddy

Part friend, part coach, a lactation consultant can make all the difference when nursing problems occur. we've got the pros' top tips.

A Smart Start

The first week is crucial to successful breastfeeding. Follow our expert advice to get off on the right foot.

Breastfeeding Helps Your Heart

A large study found that women who breastfed for a lifetime total of at least two years had 19 percent fewer heart attacks later in life.

Be A 'Sore' Loser

Tips for preventing and healing tender nipples.

The Truth About Nipple Confusion

Here's the best advice on integrating pacifiers, bottles and breast shields.

Alternative Nursers

Research has suggested that a toxic chemical might leach from polycarbonate plastic baby bottles into breast milk or formula. Find out what is safe for your baby.

Nutrition Tips for Breastfeeding Moms

It goes without saying: A healthy, well-fed mom produces better milk. Follow these simple tips to nourish yourself while nourishing your little one.

Face Off: Does Breast Milk Make Babies Smarter?

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