Apparently there is no substitute for candor. Dr. Christa M. Kelleher of the University of Massachusetts interviewed 52 women from Canada and the United States (U.S.) about their breastfeeding experience approximately one month after giving birth. Details of the interviews... more
It’s a baby. It’s a breast. Enough already! From coffee shops to airplanes, from swimming pools to day care centers, people refuse to accept that women have breasts in order to feed their babies. That, and that segregating mothers and... more
Dr. Keith Albow, a psychiatrist and member of the Fox News Medical A-Team, described Jamie Lynn Grumet, the 26-year-old mother featured on the cover of TIME magazine breastfeeding her nearly 4-year-old son as, “… a prescription for psychological disaster,” and... more
My breasts are red and swollen. Does this mean I have mastitis? more
I would like to keep breastfeeding during the day, but stop the nighttime feedings. Is that possible? more
Results of a recent study show that hand expression and breast massage combined with breast pumping did a better job of stimulating milk production than breast pumping alone. Dr. Jane Morton and a research colleague at Stanford University investigated the... more
The image is arresting. The mother and baby snuggle on the sofa. The mother’s hair is shorn; her eyes are closed in a slight grimace. Her shirt is up. Her baby girl nestles against her, one tiny fist softly resting... more
In December 2007, baby gooroo announced the much anticipated and long awaited release of an Interim Rule calling for significant changes (the first in more than 25 years!) in the WIC food packages. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women,... more
Have an opinion about the way infant formula is marketed? Now’s your chance to be heard. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced plans to conduct a study “to assess women’s understanding of and response to various statements on... more
“Breastfeeding is natural.” Sound familiar? If you assume that breastfeeding is natural, it doesn’t take a leap of faith to accept that breastfeeding must be easy. Why, then, do so many mothers describe breastfeeding as hard? In reality, making milk... more
When to wean and how are among the many questions parents ask about breastfeeding. The short answers are when you and your baby decide you’re ready and gradually. But short answers don’t begin to address the myriad of circumstances in... more
New York Governor Eliot Spitzer has signed into law legislation that protects working mothers and allows them to pump breast milk upon return to the workplace. The legislation requires employers to provide uncompensated time, and make a reasonable effort to... more
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