Tag Archives: Bottle-Feeding
Science You Can Use: Study says the act of breastfeeding, not the milk, is what protects against obesity.
When it comes to obesity and breastfeeding, here’s what we know: Not breastfeeding increases the risk of childhood obesity (a 32% excess risk, according to the Surgeon General). And here’s what we don’t know: Why and how? Is it something … Continue reading
This Mother’s Day post is dedicated to the millions of moms who don’t or can’t breastfeed. I am now one of them since breast cancer took my breasts, at age 37. It’s for all of the moms who decide not to breastfeed, … Continue reading
Whether pumping at work, pumping at home for the occasional night out, or pumping to protect milk production while managing breastfeeding challenges, many mothers these days use a breast pump at some point during their nursing relationship. Regardless of the … Continue reading
Unlike breastfeeding, we’ve all seen bottle feeding, and we all know how to do it. We’ve been surrounded by it growing up. If someone handed you a baby and a bottle you would know what to do right? Of course … Continue reading
Recently we provided a few bottle-feeding tips in our story about actress and breast cancer survivor Christina Applegate. Not all moms can breastfeed, so it’s important to remember that lots of skin-to-skin contact, baby-wearing, feeding on cue, and the use of donor milk (if … Continue reading