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Australian Artist Shows What Breastfeeding Really Looks Like

We've all seen that widely circulated photo of Gisele Bundchen breastfeeding as a full glam squad hovers around her, primping the supermodel to perfection.

Is Breastfeeding Bad for Your Bones?

You probably know that breastfeeding holds many benefits for baby as well as for mom—but there may be one downside to it. A recent study has found that the bone density in nursing women decreased the longer they breastfed. So what does this mean for your long-term bone health if you are breastfeeding?

Reason Moms Stop Nursing Linked to PPD

The reason a woman stops breastfeeding is closely linked to her risk for postnatal depression, according to a new study published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing.

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.