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Should You Take Antidepressants for Postpartum Depression?

It’s not often you read good news about antidepressants and new motherhood, but here it is: the medication may help you stick with breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding is a Waste of Time! (Wait, What?)

Just when you thought giving birth was the hard part, you hit some serious breastfeeding hiccups (not the cute kind your baby makes after dinner). But as any new mother can attest, breastfeeding isn’t easy. In fact, you’ve probably wondered if it’s really worth the blood (yes, blood), sweat, and tears.

The Fun Way to Overcome Breastfeeding Problems

Looking for a place to hang with other breastfeeding moms and chat about the issues you're facing——without judgy glances? Baby Cafés, popular with European moms for years, are springing up across the U.S. Typically, they take over local community or children's centers, serve lattes and other hot bevvies, and are open one or more days a week.

5 Things You Need to Know About Lactation Consultants

A lot of things can come between you and your breastfeeding plan: an erratic schedule, lips that won’t latch, and chaffed nipples, to name a few. Enlisting the help of a lactation consultant, though, can seriously up your odds of hitting your breast-to-baby goals, according to a new study in the American Journal of Public Health.

Your Pumping Problems, Solved

If you’re a new mom and nursing for the first time, pumping can seem downright daunting. But with a little planning and know-how, it’s easy to master the art of pumping—and to find the time to do it. Here, expert answers to the most common questions about expressing breast milk.

Related: 20 Breastfeeding Benefits for Mom and Baby

Celebrity Moms Who Support Breastfeeding

Not only does breastfeeding provide a whole host of nutritional benefits, but it’s also one of the most wonderful ways to bond with your newborn.

It's OK If You Can't Breastfeed

Suzanne Barston, the author of Bottled Up: How The Way We Feed Babies Had Come To Define Motherhood, and Why It Shouldn’t , tried everything she could to give her newborn breastmilk.

Natural Ways To Boost Milk Production

Q: I’m nursing my baby but am struggling with a low milk supply. Are there any natural ways to boost my production?

Beating The Breastfeeding Booby Traps

The Best for Babes Foundation is the only mainstream nonprofit dedicated to Beating the Breastfeeding Booby Traps(R)the barriers that prevent millions of moms from achieving their personal breastfeeding goals.  Most moms want to and can breastfeed, they just need the right help to do it!  Co-Founders Danielle Rigg and Bettina Forbes will be answering your questions in our live Facebook expert day breastfeeding chat about how navigate and avoid the Booby Trapsfro

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