Obama is calling for appopriate accommodations for breast-feeding moms to pump at the office. Credit: Getty It's not easy being a working mom who wants to breast-feed and transition back into the workplace. Office spaces rarely are...Obama asked the federal government to establish new guidelines for all federal employees, no matter their status.
New research findings point to breast-feeding as a contributing factor to academic achievement. Credit: Getty
Giving your baby the boob may just keep him from becoming a boob.Children who are mainly breast-fed for six months or...Breast-feeding your baby for at least six months can lead to higher academic achievement.
Does your office have a designated breast-feeding room? Credit: Getty Images An AP report says that Congressional moms have a room of their own where they can go to breast-feed. It's called -- their term, not ours -- the "boob cube." ...Does your workplace have a "lactation suite?"
ParentDish columnist Rachel Campos-Duffy can use the new "lactation suite" in the Capitol building. Credit: AP WASHINGTON (AP) - In the basement of the Capitol, behind a heavy frosted glass door secured by an electronic combination...In the basement of the Capitol, behind a heavy frosted glass door secured by an electronic combination lock, is a 12- by 10-foot room where many of Congress' new mothers go to take care of business.
Would you get your kid a doll that gives birth? Credit: mamamordolls.comWe've seen a lot of dolls here on ParentDish. There was Bebé Glotón, the breast-feeding doll. Then there was the pole-dancing doll. There's also new Barbie...Not only does the doll "give birth," complete with placenta, but she also breastfeeds.
Your HSA dollars don't cover breast pumps. Credit: Getty ImagesThe IRS couldn't care less if breast is best. The New York Times reports that the Internal Revenue Service has issued a decree that tax-free health savings accounts may not be...Sorry, moms. The IRS says you can't use your flexible spending account to pay for pumps.
Not every mom loves breast-feeding. Credit: Getty ImagesI nursed E for a year. Exclusively. Not a single drop of formula ever touched her lips; she was weaned to cow's milk after her first birthday. But -- and this isn't something you'll hear...A second-time mom shares her doubts about the nursing she did the first time around.
Could DeNiro's Manery Gland from "Meet the Fockers" become a reality? Photo courtesy of Christa AndersonRemember that Swedish dude who tried to simulate lactation so he could breast-feed his future babies? We have some good news for him. ...Hey, Dads! Have breast-feeding envy? You could be strapping this device on soon.
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...A mom shares her experiences with feeding her son another woman's breast milk.
Know what Atilla the Hun's problem was? Not enough breast milk when he was in kindergarten. Plus, he never got the parental attention he deserved. That Atilla was left alone to rant and rave in his crib without anyone picking him up and...Would you breast feed your child when she's 5? This researcher says you probably should.
Moms protested McDonald's after a breast-feeding mom was kicked out. Credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty ImagesTwo all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickle, onion on a ... whoa, Nellie! Visitors at a McDonald's in Phoenix on Aug....
Gisele Bundchen strolls with baby Benjamin. Credit: Scott A. Keola, Bauer-GriffinWhen 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...
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....