It's natural for a baby to move on from breastfeeding. Look for signs that he or she is ready, and then wean gradually to make it a painless transition for both of you.
Though it's certainly not the only method, breastfeeding is one way for a mother to form an early bond with her baby.
New parents learn quickly that everyone has something to say about a pudgy baby, with remarks ranging from harmless ("Look at those chubby cheeks") to hurtful ("Isn't he a little big for his age?")
In preparation for your baby's next checkup, here are some
questions to help you evaluate what your child is already
doing, and what concerns or questions you want to discuss with
your child's nurse or...
All new moms face etiquette-related challenges, more so than experienced mothers or childless women do.
Some states are passing laws protecting mothers who breastfeed in public.
Now that your baby is eating solid foods, you're on the spot to come up with healthy meals and snacks. Young children need to eat five or six times a day, so the snacks should really be called mini-meals. This needn't be as hard as it sounds. Healthy snacks are easy to come by once you know what to look for.
Ads advocating breastfeeding never made it to print, and spark controversy.
Essentials for your diaper bag.