Beware the Brussels sprouts: People told Hilary Duff to stop eating these veggies and it could solve all your colicky problems too

2019-01-09 16:56

Mom and gran's probably told you to avoid certain foods at all costs while breastfeeding. You can add Brussels sprouts to that list too, as Hilary Duff found out.

Hoping to breastfeed your twins? 6 twin moms share their top tips for success

2018-10-30 10:16

If you’re expecting twins, you're probably wondering if growing another pair of arms is a good idea. Thankfully, these moms who know all about it share some practical advice on breastfeeding two little ones.

Is it good, or safe, to be breastfeeding with just one breast?

2018-10-25 20:54

We recently received a letter from a mom who's been breastfeeding her son for 16 months on only one breast. Is it safe? We had an expert weigh in.

Benefits of breastfeeding

2018-10-07 21:41

Many women start breastfeeding when their babies are born but stop soon afterwards for a variety of reasons.

Experts warn of ‘dire consequences’ of solids too soon

2018-09-11 13:00

Feeding solids to infants before six months may cause problems later in life.

The real reason Serena Williams stopped breastfeeding

2018-08-21 11:45

Even champions find parenting tough! A new clothing line coupled with a gruelling training schedule for the upcoming US Open are demanding on new-mom Serena, who says she is still working hard on her work, life, and parenting balance.


2018-08-08 12:15

WHAT is wrong with people that they think a mother breastfeeding her baby is perverted?

"Endangering society's moral fabric"? These Indian moms fight back against breastfeeding bashers

2018-08-06 12:45

In India, you can be charged with nudity, obscenity and endangering society's moral fabric if you breastfeed in public. Here are the warriors who set out to change society's perceptions.

‘I have no intention or desire to flash you my boob’ – Jo-Ann Strauss on breastfeeding

2018-08-01 11:48

Former Miss South Africa Jo-Ann Strauss recently shared a heartfelt post on Instagram in celebration of Breastfeeding Week.

Breastfeeding welcome at Spur: why it’s about feeding your child, not nudity

2018-07-20 14:03

The local restaurant chain is encouraging mothers to breastfeed in in their branches. Here’s why it’s not only a good thing, but important for women everywhere.


Milk directly from the breast is best for baby's weight

2018-10-30 17:54

We know that breast milk is better than formula, but it seems that babies who receive milk directly from the breast are much better off.

Breastfeeding may shield baby from antibiotic-resistant bacteria

2018-10-26 07:20

Researchers say that breastfeeding appears to protect babies from dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Women who breastfeed longer are likely to have more kids

2018-10-08 17:29

Your time spent breastfeeding may determine how much children you'll have in the future.

5 ways your baby benefits from breastfeeding

2018-09-14 18:00

Breast milk is rich in antibodies that cannot be artificially made. Here are more reasons why breast milk is good for your baby.

Here's another benefit of breastfeeding

2018-09-04 15:00

A study found that breastfeeding is one of many factors that could help protect against stroke.

Limpopo health department encourages breastfeeding at work

2018-08-13 14:00

Babies who are breastfed exclusively for the first six months, without any formula, have fewer ear infections, respiratory illnesses and bouts of diarrhoea.

29 reasons why breastfeeding makes sense

2018-08-06 15:25

Breastmilk is the only food a baby needs. Here an expert breaks down the benefits of breastfeeding for mothers, babies and communities.

Is it okay to drink alcohol while breastfeeding? An expert weighs in

2018-08-03 11:16

You didn't touch a drop of alcohol throughout your pregnancy – but is it safe to have a glass of wine while you breastfeed? We take a look during World Breastfeeding Week.

SA babies need more exclusive breastfeeding, less mixed feeding

2018-07-23 10:08

We're not saying there's anything wrong with formula milk if prescribed by your doctor, but South Africa’s health department should be educating health workers on the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding and the risks of mixed feeding.

WATCH: Swimsuit model breastfeeds daughter while on catwalk

2018-07-17 14:49

Swimsuit model Mara Martin caused a stir after strutting down the runway while breastfeeding her daughter.

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