BRCA Previvor Lesley Anne Murphy knows chestfeeding is best for new baby, Norah

Although Lesley Anne Murphy tested positive for the BRCA Cancer gene, she refused to let it stop her from being a confident new mom.

Kelly Stafford’s ‘Family First’ Meant Turning to Formula Feeding for Better Mental Health

Kelly Stafford chooses her mental health over breastfeeding, in order to be the best, most present mom to four under four.

Hannah Bronfman’s Pregnancy and Feeding Journey Were Not IG Perfect—or Were They?

Hannah’s breastfeeding journey was making her miserable. She transitioned to formula for better mental health and happiness.

Surrogacy and Donor Breast Milk: Here’s What You Need to Know

Having a baby via surrogate means you have feeding options; using donor milk is one of them. Milk banks, milk shares and baby formula are other options.

Our Favorite Queer Eye—Tan France—is Ready to Shift the Feeding Conversation

Tan France talks about using baby formula when donor milk is not an option.

Actress Laura Dern Wants Women to Know That ‘Money’ and ‘Finance’ are not Dirty Words

Laura Dern- actor, investor, mom. She wants women to use their voices by investing in brands that they use and believe in!

Why Choosing a Baby Name is so Damned Hard

Choosing a baby name can be the breaking point for some couples. Why is choosing a unique baby name so hard?

Feeding Has Been Hard— Does Your Baby Have a Lip Tie?

If feeding is difficult and you’re wondering “does my baby have a lip tie” read here for tips and treatment info.

Sugar in Infant Formula? Yes! Pediatrician Dr Alan Greene Compares Sugars in Formula & Breast Milk

Bobbie Baby Formula CEO, Laura Modi, chats with Pediatrician, Dr Alan Greene, about sugar in breastmilk and baby formula. His most empowering words— “Corn syrup in formula is a CRAZY idea!”

The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: Where Are We 20 Years Later?

A 5-day old full-term infant male, exclusively breastfed, is admitted to the pediatric unit for dehydration, poor feeding and significant jaundice. He has lost 10% of his body weight since birth and is way too sleepy, even for a newborn. Baby does not wake up for feeds and is only nursing 5 minutes at a

Can Babies Sense Stress and Anxiety?

As parents and caregivers, we’ve all experienced it. The “this isn’t what I signed up for” feeling you get when your baby wakes for the third time in the middle of the night and it seems like nothing will soothe them. You’re exhausted, overwhelmed, and just plain stressed.  These feelings, and the accompanying stress, are

Our Pediatric Dietitian Praises Chrissy Teigen’s Latest Stigma-Busting Tweets

Trained to coach moms how to breastfeed, but on the frontlines of seeing the pressure that comes with it, Tiffani Ghere, a Pediatric Dietician, weighs in on Chrissy Teigen’s “normalize formula” tweets. by Tiffani Ghere, a Pediatric Dietician and certified lactation educator. “Amen” to Teigen’s Tweet By now, we all know that breastfeeding is considered

Baby Formula and DHA Levels: U.S. versus EU Editions

Is DHA good or bad? What about in baby formula? So many questions, and we know as a parent, your time is limited. So, let’s jump right in and learn a little bit about what exactly you’ll find in these formulas!  What is DHA? DHA is also known as the docosahexaenoic acid. This complicated sounding

Feeding Triplets: Don’t Assume I Made Enough Milk

Chantelle Whittles shares her feeding journey with triplets and how she nourishes three babies… at once. by Aliza Friedlander, Milk-Drunk Contributor Like most moms, Chantelle Whittles went into motherhood assuming she was going to breastfeed. So, when she gave birth to her son Nikolai, now five, she did everything in her power to succeed.   “The

Feeding as a Frontline Worker: Don’t Assume We Can Pump When We Need To

Hear Rae’s story of how she’s made it to the 6 month mark exclusively breastfeeding her baby through surgeries, early hours, and and a supportive work environment- but she knows not everyone of her colleagues in healthcare is in the same position. by Aliza Friedlander, Milk-Drunk Contributor Rae, the mom of a two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Evelyn

Don’t Assume We Still Can’t Bond Over a Bottle

New Dads David Rak and Oren Henry share their journey to fatherhood and how the pressure to source breastmilk is even felt by Gay Dads by Aliza Friedlander, Milk-Drunk Contributor Growing up, David Rak and Oren Henry always wanted to be dads. It was a desire the couple bonded over early in their relationship. Their

Feeding After a Double Mastectomy: Don’t Assume I Have Nipples

Meghan Koziel, mom and breast cancer survivor, bares all about feeding after a double mastectomy. by Aliza Friedlander, Milk-Drunk Contributor Meghan Koziel’s dream was to be a mother. But after being diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer at 26-year-old, Koziel didn’t know if that dream would ever come true. So, when she found out she

Black Doulas: Combating Racial Health Disparities and Complicated Feeding Stigmas

by Nicole Carr, Milk-Drunk Contributor and Mom of Three Tracie Collins’ purpose and life’s work is rooted in the gift of life. In two decades as a  doula and mid-wife, she’s the first to tell you’re called to the work. It chooses you. You don’t choose it. With more than 1500 births under her belt,