It would cost about $250 million to get an additional 650,000 low-income Americans to breastfeed as much as experts recommend, but it would save families and the health-care system $1.5 billion, a study finds.
Breast milk offers better nutrition than formula to infants who cannot access their mother's milk. But centers have proliferated, raising other concerns.
Stigma factors into our perceptions of breastfeeding and formula, with serious consequences for infant health.
A food oppression expert explains why America's formula problem can only get worse.
Reporters should go easy on the sanctimony and fear mongering as they frame articles on pregnancy and childrearing.
An unprecedented new report looking at the biochemical mechanisms linked to birth and breastfeeding suggests that over-treatment in the delivery room is having lasting, harmful effects on both mothers and children.
Do we worry too much about the science of breastfeeding? A radical new documentary sets aside the usual arguments to encourage a closer look at the systems that set so many women up to fail.
New research finds low-income women who attend regular religious services are more likely than non-churchgoers to breastfeed their infants.
New research finds mothers who breastfeed for six months or longer are more likely to suffer a severe and prolonged loss of earnings.
New research finds both men and women tend to harshly evaluate breastfeeding mothers.
From breast pumping to adoption tax credits, the leviathan known as the U.S. health care bill is loaded with little goodies.