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Breast-Feeding and Co-Sleeping with Baby Affects Mom's Welfare

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 Read More >>>

The Facts on Moms & Breast-Feeding (Infographic)

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 Read More >>>

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 Read More >>>

Doctors Urge WHO to Reconsider Breast-Feeding Recommendations

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 Read More >>>

Breast-Feeding Rates Continue to Rise, CDC Says

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 Read More >>>

Breast-Feeding Mothers Gain Support in Hospitals

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 Read More >>>

Beyoncé Backlash: Is Drinking While Breast-Feeding OK?

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 Read More >>>