• Breast Milk is Life Saving in NICU

    The long history and tradition of breastfeeding is fascinating and diverse. In Greek mythology the breast milk of Hera, goddess of women and childb...
  • How Breastfeeding Protects Babies’ Immune Systems

    By: Jordan Berns Everyone knows that moms are superheroes when it comes to protecting their babies, but did you know that mothers’ breast milk can ...
  • What does “Breast Milk is Conditionally Perfect” Really Mean?

    You’ve probably heard the phrase, “breast milk is the perfect food” before. The intentions behind the sentiment by the unknown originator were almo...
  • Breastfeeding and 4 Types of Jaundice: When to Worry

    By: Jordan Berns You can’t believe it; you’re finally going to be a mom! You’ve read all the books, taken every class, and set up your nursery to b...
  • Use the Force: How to Fix Forceful Letdown

    By: Jordan Berns Is your baby fussy or agitated while breastfeeding? Maybe your little one is prone to colic? Do your breasts feel full and hard ev...
  • Breastfeeding Support During the Formula Shortage

    Many parents are wondering how there could be a shortage of infant formula and what they can do to get through the crisis. When the pandemic struck...
  • Toxic Metals in Breastmilk: Two Products to Avoid

    By: Jordan Berns New mothers are often told to take vitamins and supplements while pregnant and breastfeeding to protect their health and make the...
  • Mastitis, Breastfeeding, and Antibiotics: 5 Things You Need to Know

    By: Jordan Berns Over the course of one year, the average breastfeeding woman spends about 1,800 hours nursing her baby. That’s almost the equivale...
  • Guest Opinion: How to Improve the Quality of Your Breast Milk

    Guest Opinion How to Improve the Quality of Your Breast Milk About the Author Jessica Bipen is a Registered Dietitian. Note: The views expressed i...
  • Guest Opinion: Your Guide to Mastitis & Nutrition - Using Food for Prevention and Treatment

    By Nina-Marie Rueda What is mastitis and how can nutrition help? Mastitis is a condition of milk stasis in the breast tissue. When milk stops movin...
  • Is Your Baby Getting Enough Milk?

    By: Jordan Berns In the haze of stress that probably accompanied you home from the hospital, there is one question that seems to stick out: “Is my ...
  • Are Vegan and Vegetarian Diets Safe During Pregnancy and Lactation?

    By Katie Black Vegan and vegetarian diets are traditionally associated with people’s concerns about animals suffering inhumane conditions, but have...