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Police Threaten to Ticket Breastfeeding Mom

One mom is planning to file a complaint with the Omaha, Neb. police department after an officer threatened to (illegally) ticket her for breastfeeding her infant son during a school board meeting.

Healing Properties of Breast Milk Discovered

We already know that breast milk has many benefits for babies, including helping to develop their immune system. And now, researchers have found even more evidence of its super powers. A new study published in the journal Mucosal Immunology discovered a "reservoir" of bio-molecules in human milk that heal infection and wounds, reduce pain and calm inflammation.

Jessie James Decker Shares Sweet Breastfeeding Selfie

It's well-known that the American Association of Pediatrics recommends babies be exclusively breastfed for at least the first six months of life.

Why Some Moms Are More Likely to Breastfeed

Women who live in wealthier neighborhoods are more likely to breastfeed their babies longer than women in low-income areas, according to a new Department of Health report.

Photo Highlights Importance of Cross-Nursing

Can this mom do for cross-nursing what the #normalizebreastfeeding movement is doing for women breastfeeding their children in public? It looks like she's on her way.

Mother to a 16-month-old, Jessica Anne Colletti not only feeds her own child, but her friend's boy, too, while his mom works.

Mom Spoofs Dr. Seuss with Nursing Parody

If we've learned one thing from World Breastfeeding Week, it's that nursing is no way as easy as it looks.

More Moms Help Moms Through Cross-Nursing

When Susan Goodrich died of a rare amniotic fluid embolism shortly after giving birth in 2009, a community of women in her home state of Michigan stepped up to take on the task of nursing her son.

7 Nursing Tips from Moms Who've Been There

Women are told that breastfeeding is the most natural thing in the world—breast is best! But no one mentions the emotional drain, flat nipples, over supply, clogged milk ducts or any of the other nursing issues you hear about. Breastfeeding—especially in the early days—can be tough.

Breastfeeding Mom Responds to Shamer

An afternoon out at an Indiana TGI Fridays turned into an online quest for one mom after a fellow diner took a photo of her breastfeeding and posted it to Facebook and Instagram.

Breastfeeding in Public: 5 Ways to Get it Right

After our first daughter was born, my inaugural nursing in public (NIP) attempt took place in the private booth of a darkly lit restaurant, under a nursing cover. By the time daughter number two came around, I was using that nursing cover as a burp cloth and breastfeeding brazenly in public. At four weeks postpartum, I ventured to Ikea for toy storage, babysitter in tow to help wrangle Big while I carried Little.