Pregnant and Nursing Women Shouldn't Use Marijuana, New Guidelines Say
There's limited research on marijuana but doctors say enough concerns exist about both short-term growth and long-term neurological consequences for children to recommend against it.
Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News
Two Women Were Scolded for Breastfeeding, So a Group of Moms Held a Nurse-In
More than a dozen moms in Minnesota nursed their children at a public pool in solidarity with two moms who were scolded for breastfeeding. Public breastfeeding became legal in all 50 states in July of this year.
10 Things Not to Say to New Moms
Offer to drop off food that’s not available on Seamless, find something positive to say about the baby’s name—but please do not utter these phrases.
Why Did the Trump Administration Oppose a Global Breastfeeding Initiative?
Government delegates thought the resolution would pass without a hitch before U.S. officials reportedly threatened at least one country with sanctions if they didn't remove pro-breastfeeding language.
How California Is Helping More Women of Color Breastfeed in the Hospital
While Californian women of color are breastfeeding their babies in the hospital more frequently than in the past, they still lag far behind white women. Here's how hospitals are working to change that.
Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
Does Smoking Marijuana Affect Breastmilk?
One of the first studies in 35 years took a look.
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How Bad Is It to Breastfeed After a Few Drinks?
The final word on giving the baby a boozy boob.
We Talked to the Doctor Who Helped a Trans Woman Breastfeed Her Baby
She was able to breastfeed exclusively for six weeks.
5 Women Explain Why They Chose Not to Breastfeed
"It was so painful—I asked them to double check that she wasn't born with teeth."
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Will My Nipple Piercing Screw Up My Chances of Breastfeeding?
Your favorite piece of bling is now giving way to motherhood.
Apple's New Emojis Will Blow Your Lid
A slew of icons, released in celebration of World Emoji Day, reveal new hijab, breastfeeding, and elf icons.
How to Treat Moms, According to Moms
Trade the unsolicited advice for a bit of understanding and compassion.