16 breastfeeding myths – busted

From "It's normal for breastfeeding to hurt" to "Many women do not produce enough milk" and beyond, breastfeeding myths and misinformation abound.

How oxytocin makes a mom

Neuroscientists have discovered how oxytocin acts on individual brain cells to teach a mother to respond to her baby's needs, helping with bonding.

Hysterectomy might lead to too much iron in the brain

The human body has a love-hate relationship with iron. Just the right amount is needed for proper cell function, yet too much is associated with brain diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Science knows ...

How to clean a breast pump

For those moms working outside the home who are breastfeeding their babies -- and those who travel or for other reasons can't be with their child throughout the day -- using a breast pump to express milk is a m...