The decisions whether to breast-feed and share a bed with the baby not only affect the welfare of the infant, but also the mother, a new study finds.
The women in the study with the best stress hormone
Breast-feeding is recommended for a minimum of the first six months of a baby's life for the health benefits. But new research suggests that breast-feeding may come with a cost: a hit to mom's earnings
Less than one-quarter of babies in the U.S. are still being breast-fed 12 months after birth, according to a 2011 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's nutrition branch. In sharp
Women who survived cancer as children can reap the same health benefits by breastfeeding their babies that other women do, according to a new review.
The review of 44 studies shows that breastfeeding's
Some health experts are questioning current recommendations in the United Kingdom that babies be exclusively breast-fed for the first six months of life. They say it may be in the child's best interest
The percentage of babies who are breast-fed in the United States continues to rise, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Between 2000 and 2010, the percentage
Breast-feeding mothers are now getting more support from hospitals, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In 2013, over half of the hospitals in the United
Can Beyoncé ever catch a break?
The singer and mom to 2-month-old twins Sir and Rumi Carter posted photos to her Instagram account last weekend that showed her and her husband, rapper Jay-Z, sipping