Breastfeeding your newborn should be easy and trouble-free for most mothers. An expert in the field offers a few ways nursing your baby can be made easier.
From "It's normal for breastfeeding to hurt" to "Many women do not produce enough milk" and beyond, breastfeeding myths and misinformation abound.
Diabetes during pregnancy is difficult enough - but now it appears that breastfeeding moms may have an increased risk of a low breastmilk supply.
A study finds that snuggling with a newborn in the NICU doesn't just help the baby, but also eases mom's anxiety.
Research as found many benefits of skin-to-skin contact between mothers and newborns immediately after birth, particularly after cesarean section.
During pregnancy, fetal cells often take up residence in many areas of the mother's body, where they may benefit - or undermine - her health. Here's how.
Many new moms don't get advice from physicians on baby care - sleep position, breastfeeding, immunization and pacifier use - according to a new study.
Researchers have found that a genetic mutation in a specific zinc-related protein could cause breastfeeding problems in certain women.
Many women - including several celebrities - are choosing to eat their own placentas. Is there any actual benefit?
For years, people have said that breastfeeding is good for babies' brain growth - and now medical imaging has confirmed it.
Using cabbage leaves and tea bags to ease pain are among the many breastfeeding tips women pass along to new mothers seeking help.
Women suffer migraines three times more frequently than do men - and menstrual migraines affect 60 percent of those women.
New research has discovered that of one of the components in unheated breast milk protects against necrotizing enterocolitis -- an intestinal disorder that can be deadly to newborns.
Newborns have different sleep needs than older babies. Here's help to understand your new baby's developing sleep patterns.
Neuroscientists have discovered how oxytocin acts on individual brain cells to teach a mother to respond to her baby's needs, helping with bonding.
How is necrotizing enterocolitis treated?
Here are some tips and tricks for the best ways to store and freeze pumped breastmilk until it's ready to feed to your little one.
A breastfed baby's diet during the first few months of life has a major influence on the composition, diversity and stability of the gut microbiome.
Human research that oxytocin - the 'cuddle hormone' - also influences feelings of well-being and sensitivity to advertising.
Women who have breastfeeding problems in the first two weeks after giving birth are more likely to suffer postpartum depression two months later.
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 ...
Is there a breastfeeding boost? A study shows that people who were breastfed might have a greater chance to climb the social ladder.
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...
Here's a free printable pediatrician interview checklist for you to use!