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Breastfeeding Better for Kids' Lungs

According to a new report, children who breastfeed have an edge over those who don't -- at least where their lungs are concerned. Kids who were breastfed for at least four months had stronger lungs than those who were bottle fed. The theory behi...

Breastfeeding Still Best for Infants Despite Concern Over Toxins

Not so long ago, mothers experienced a minor freak out over a report that noted there were toxins in breast milk, which suggested that breastfeeding might not be the be all, end all of the universe for children as we've been told. Well, despite al...

Angelina Jolie Admits Breastfeeding is Hard!

At first I wasn't 100% sure Angelina Jolie breastfed any of her children. With her hectic lifestyle and, frankly, the continued awesomeness of her breasts, it seems hard to fathom that the international, goodwilling, globetrotting, A-list celebrit...

Workers give breastfeeding the thumbs up

Employees from at least one company view breastfeeding policies positively, a new study finds. Over 400 staff members from a single corporation were polled about breastfeeding and pumping, coworkers who breastfed/pumped and whether or not allowing e...

Angelina Jolie compares raising kids to action movies

Just when I think Angelina Jolie is going to annoy me to death, she whips out some quip or does something fantastic that reminds me how people with money and power can--and do--actually use it for good. Sometimes, too, the beautiful and privileged ...

Pregnancy labels for medicine?

The Federal Drug Administration is proposing a change to the way medicines are labeled with warnings for pregnant women. Doctors have been complaining forever that data was available that was not included on labels or that the information that was p...

Kanye West says breastfeeding messed him up

Rapper Kanye West has credited his late mother with influencing his life in many positive ways. Among other things, he says Donda West taught him the importance of enjoying life and pursuing your dreams. He also believes that she is responsible for h...

My baby hates solids

At least I think he does. My son is now six months old. After he developed a keen interest in whatever and whenever we were eating we thought it was time to introduce him to the wonderful world of edibles outside the bottle. He took to formula like...

Is it too soon to take baby to a party?

Well, I guess I've sort of answered that question already, as I've now taken my darling little baby boy to two parties, but I thought I'd share my experiences with you and see what you think! A few week ago, when Mercer was between ten and twelve we...

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