breastfeeding

Humiliated Mom Kicked Out of Victoria’s Secret Store for Breastfeeding

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Here's something that won't -- at all -- surprise you, but will definitely disappoint the pants off your Friday afternoon: A breastfeeding mom was denied the right to nurse in a Victoria's Secret store in Texas recently. And, here's the real treat: She was told to go into an alley. AN ALLEY. The... read more

The Breastfeeding Benefit You Haven’t Heard Of Yet

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Want to do something today that may make aging easier on your body? Start breastfeeding, mom! Researchers in China recently found that women who breastfed may lower their risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis later in life. But, uh, what exactly is rheumatoid arthritis? The painful form of arthritis typically causes swelling, stiffness and... read more

Why You Need to Meet With a Lactation Consultant Today

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Breastfeeding? New mom? You need a lactation consultant -- like, yesterday. According to research pulled from two separate clinical trials, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, researchers have found that periodic meetings with a lactation consultant encourages women traditionally resistant to breastfeeding to do so. The results of the... read more

Celebrity Mama Calls Breastfeeding Baby ‘Addicting’ — and We Know Why!

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It seems like more and more celebrity mamas and public figures are standing up in the fight for breastfeeding. Big names like Gisele Bundchen and even Pope Francis have come forward voicing their support (and even sharing a shameless selfie) that show just how passionately they feel about moms nursing their... read more

Pope Francis Takes a Stand on Public Breastfeeding and What He Says Will Definitely Surprise You

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You can't make this stuff up, y'all: Pope Francis supports public breastfeeding. In an interview with La Stompa, the Pope was asked about the state of hungry children in the world and he responded by saying (among other things) that breastfeeding mothers shouldn't be ashamed to feed their babies when they're hungry. (Three... read more

Gisele Bundchen’s ‘Revealing’ Photo Shows the Beauty of Breastfeeding

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Make way for some midweek controversy, y'all. Supermodel mama Gisele Bundchen has made heads turn once again -- but this time, not her strut. The model mom snapped an Instagram of herself getting glam while breastfeeding her baby girl, Vivian, and like you can imagine, all Internet-hell broke loose. She posted the photo... read more

Isn’t It Ironic? Connecticut Mom Kicked Out of Courtroom for Breastfeeding

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Local Connecticut mom Danielle Gendron was asked to leave by a courtroom official for attempting to breastfeed her baby boy. Danielle, a new mom, told her local news station WTNH that she was "shocked" when the court marshal waved her out of the courtroom as soon as began feeding her three-month-old son, Maddox.... read more

Mom Arrested After Drinking and Breastfeeding: Was She In the Wrong?

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In Arkansas, a waitress at Gusano's Pizzeria reported a woman to the police for consuming what she called was "drink after drink" of alcohol while breastfeeding her newborn daughter at the same time. The waitress, Jackie Conners, called the police while while Tasha Adams, the breastfeeding mom, sat feet away at a pizzeria... read more

Baby Isn’t Getting Enough Iodine from the Bottle — or the Breast

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A new recommendation from the World Health Organization (WHO) says that nursing and bottle-feeding moms need to take iodine capsules to provide a year's dose of iodine for herself and baby. Iodine is essential for the human body (which makes it a really, really big deal!) and without it, growth habits are stunted... read more

Introducing Solids While Breastfeeding May Prevent Allergies in Baby

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New research from the University of Southampton found that introducing baby to solid food with breast milk when they're 17 weeks could reduce his risk of any food allergy. The study, led by Dr. Kate Grimshaw, found that giving baby solid foods beside breastfeeding helps it develop a better, stronger immune system to... read more