breast feeding 

Does This Formula Make Me Look Fat? Breast-Feeding and Childhood Obesity

Breast-feeding is Weight Watchers for the stroller set. That's if you swallow the hype that breast-feeding "protects" babies in the battle of the bulge. True, studies have found lower rates of obesity among children who were breast-fed. Surgeo...Breast-feeding is Weight Watchers for the stroller set. That's if you swallow the hype that breast-feeding "protects" babies in the battle of the bulge.

Surgeon General Says Americans Should Be More Supportive of Breast-Feeding

Tonya Lewis Lee, wife of Spike Lee, is an advocate for breast-feeding. Credit: Bryan Bedder, Getty Images
Add breast-feeding to fighting fat, quitting smoking and other advice from America's top doc.
And it's not just for new moms. ...
The surgeon general is calling on employers to encourage breast-feeding mothers.

Can't Breast-Feed? Just Strap 'Em On, Moms - or Dads

Could DeNiro's Manery Gland from "Meet the Fockers" become a reality? Photo courtesy of Christa Anderson
Remember that Swedish dude who tried to simulate lactation so he could breast-feed his future babies? We have some good news for him. C...
Hey, Dads! Have breast-feeding envy? You could be strapping this device on soon.

Would You Feed Another Woman's Breast Milk to Your Baby?

Can't pump enough breast milk? One mom offered to do it for her pal. Credit: planet_oleary, Flickr Breast-feeding is such an intimate act -- but blogger Taylor Newman shares her story of feeding her baby another woman's breast milk on Parent...
A mom shares her experiences with feeding her son another woman's breast milk.

Gisele Bundchen: Women Should Be Forced to Breast-Feed

Gisele Bundchen strolls with baby Benjamin. Credit: Scott A. Keola, Bauer-Griffin
When a supermodel speaketh, thou shalt listen. Now that Brazilian bombshell Gisele Bundchen has been a mom to baby Benjamin for all of seven months, she has d...

Bethenny Frankel Dishes on Motherhood and Breast-Feeding

Forget the single and carefree Bethenny Frankel you grew to love on "The Real Housewives of New York City." It's time to get to know the new Frankel who married Jason Hoppy back in March, and gave birth to their daughter, Bryn, four months ago....

California County Speaks Out Against Co-Sleeping

Is sleeping with your baby safe? Credit: Getty Images
Proponents say it promotes bonding and facilitates breast-feeding; those against it say it puts infants unnecessarily in danger. Now, health officials in Santa Clara County, Calif., are weighi...

'Breast is Best' Campaign Sends Wrong Message, Advocates Say

Some believe breast may not be best Credit: Getty Images
"Breast is best." OK, so "Sonnets from the Portugese" it's not. But hey, it rhymes. That's a plus. And, as far as catchy advertising slogans go, it's better than "Think Breasts." Afte...

No More Pumping in the Bathroom: New Law Requires Private Nursing Space for Moms

Who wouldn't love pumping their breast milk in here? Credit: Getty Images
Lactivists, rejoice -- buried deep inside the much-debated health care reform bill is a legislation that means working moms may never have to pump their breast milk in ...

Breastfeeding - How Long is Too Long?

Breastfeeding is all over the news. There's Salma Hayek nursing the starving baby of another woman on a UNICEF fact-finding trip to Sierra Leone. Here's new mom Naomi Watts crediting her trim post-baby figure to breastfeeding: "He's sucking it all ou...

Salma Hayek Shares Her Breast Milk

We all know there are lots of very good reasons to breast feed: Nutrition, bonding and economics, just to name a few. But for some moms, the act of breastfeeding can become a little bit of an addiction, and they are loathe to give it up. Actress Salm...

Lack of Vitamin D Tied To Increased Likelihood of C-Section

Could a lack of D cause a C? The results of a recent study on the link between Vitamin D deficiency and C-sections seem to point in that direction. Most women, I'd wager, would rather not have a Caesarean section, also known as a C-section, to bring ...

Holiday Stress, Suri's Christmas Puppy, and Paula Deen - Links We Love

Looking for a last minute Christmas craft? Here are some adorable ornaments to hang on your tree. -- AlphaMom So your in-laws put the fun in dysfunctional. Enjoy your holiday anyway with these stress-busting tips. -- Lemondrop Avoid buyer's rem...

Breastmilk key ingredient at Swiss restaurant

We all know that "breast is best" when it comes to a baby's first food, but what about after that? Some mothers breastfeed their children for several years. Okay, so that's great if you can do it, but what about adults? Why should grown-ups be denied...

Breastmilk gourmets - Your baby can taste what you eat

A recent study showed that what a mother eats influences the taste of her breastmilk, as much as eight hours afterwards. Licorice and caraway seeds showed up in the breastmilk most strongly after two hours while mint was most noticeable six hours aft...


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