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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.

Pardon The Expression

Sure, it can be uncomfortable to pump at work. But the benefits of continued breastfeeding will last your baby a lifetime.

Almost Perfect

New-mom lesson: A little flexibility goes a long way.

Pumping in the Real World

Having a plan in place will help you ease through your workday as a working mom.

Barriers to Breastfeeding

Without question, breastfeeding rates are higher among educated, affluent women. And even they face cultural and lifestyle obstacles. What's getting in your way?

Breastfeeding Eases Childhood Stress

Breastfed babies may be better equipped to deal with stress later in life than bottle-fed ones.

Your Ultimate Guide To Breastfeeding

From getting off to a stellar start to overcoming problems, we have all the info you need to become a nursing pro.
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