Two academics sparked an online backlash recently with a paper on the unintended consequences of public health officials promoting breast-feeding as "natural."
The vast majority of breastfeeding advocates want to support women, and empower them, not force them to breastfeed.
When it comes to breastfeeding, infant sleep position, immunization and pacifier use, many new moms report they get no advice at all from their children's doctors.
Parents often get mixed messages from health care providers, unrealistic advice from the AAP or others, or their efforts to breastfeed are actively undermined by poor hospital maternity practices and...
Study: "Only 8% of the airports surveyed provided the minimum requirements for a lactation room. However 62% stated they were breastfeeding friendly."
Contest winners in this weekend's MIT "hackathon" challenge, titled "How to make the breast pump not suck," include proposals to make the pumps "smarter" and to use compression of the...
A new study of siblings find no long-term benefits in childhood for those who were breast-fed over those who were bottle-fed.