breastfeeding

Angry Strangers Berate a Mom for Breastfeeding in Public (VIDEO)

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A new mother was called a "disgusting pig" for feeding her baby in a public park, a shocking YouTube video reveals. The footage shows the woman quietly breastfeeding her baby on a bench when she is approached by a couple, who begin berating her for showing her breasts in public -- to the... Read more

Kourtney Kardashian Has a New (Hands-Free) Accessory

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Who says you can't pump and party at the same time? Kourtney Kardashian spent this weekend celebrating her 36th birthday in Las Vegas, but on Sunday morning, it was back to baby business. Kardashian posted an Instagram shot of herself posing with a double breast pump, captioned: "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas." https://instagram.com/p/1qo_4pk1ii/?taken-by=kourtneykardash The... Read more

Photographer Captures 'Breastfeeding Goddesses'

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Breastfeeding is natural, instinctual, and above all, normal. And while photographer Ivette Ivens sought to normalize breastfeeding by stripping away everything that gets in the way, these amazing photos are anything but normal. Ivens, a mom of two herself, brings her subjects outside to capture breastfeeding in nature. "I want people to look at... Read more

You Can Now Post Breastfeeding Photos on Instagram (!!)

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Big news: Instagram has officially updated its terms of use to permit breastfeeding photos. Who do we have to thank for this innovation? By and large, celebrities. Women like Gisele Bundchen, Alanis Morissette, and of course, Alyssa Milano have been proudly posting their breastfeeding photos all year. And you know what? We'll give... Read more

Yikes! The Risks of Purchasing Breast Milk Online

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For moms who struggle with pumping their own milk, several milk sharing sites are available online. If you don't want to supplement with formula, you can buy 100 percent human milk from other moms. Supposedly. A new study, published today in the journal Pediatrics, found that one out of 10 milk samples purchased online... Read more

NYC-area Airports to Become Breastfeeding-Friendly

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Traveling for Mother's Day? New York City-area airports will be offering new moms the perfect gift: lactation pods for a better breastfeeding experience. The pods will debut in Terminal B at Liberty Newark International Airport and in LaGuardia Airport's Central Terminal Building by May 10. The freestanding booths, designed by Mamava, are large enough... Read more

Game Changer! Cincinnati Reds Build Nursery for Moms (Photos)

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We're still a week away from baseball season's Opening Day, but one major league team has already hit a home run for new moms. The Cincinnati Reds are ready to debut an in-stadium nursery within the Great American Ballpark. After requests from moms for a private place to feed babies at the park, the Reds partnered with... Read more

Breastfeeding's Newest Supporter? 'Walking Dead' Star Norman Reedus

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Cincinnati's HorrorHound Weekend might not sound like the breeding ground for breastfeeding rights, but Norman Reedus's Instagram says otherwise. The Walking Dead star posed with two breastfeeding moms -- Tammie Hamed and Libby Dalton -- who had waited in line to meet him at the event. Apparently, a conversation about boobs and babies (we're not asking... Read more

Brains and Wealth Start With Breastfeeding, Study Finds

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Not sure when to pull the breaks on breastfeeding? The longer the duration, the stronger the longterm benefits for baby, a new Brazilian study found. The study, published in The Lancet Global Health, linked longer breastfeeding -- up to 12 months -- to longer schooling, higher adult earning, and increased adult... Read more

Flight Attendant Advocates for Breastfeeding on Planes

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Breastfeeding in public, while still a hot topic, is becoming more and more socially acceptable. But what about breastfeeding in public -- in close quarters -- at 35,000 feet? One flight attendant is advocating for critics to stop shaming moms who breastfeed on planes. "Women shouldn't have to think twice about feeding a child," commercial flight attendant and... Read more