Nutrition News

(Forbes): The Clean Label Project Is Using Bad Science To Scare Us About Our Children’s Food

FUD, which stands for fear, uncertainty and doubt, is a disinformation strategy dating back to the early 20th century. It ...

(The Guardian): It’s Time to Inject Some Sense into the Nonsense Peddled by the Anti-science Crowd

Parents of infants could be forgiven for panicking if they read reports about “needle-like”, “potentially dangerous” and “toxic” nanoparticles in ...

When Does Frozen Breast Milk Expire? It Doesn’t Last Forever

Next to the wheel, breast pumps are one of the greatest inventions ever. They allow you to pump your breast ...

(Huffington Post): Why Is A Support Network For Bottle-Feeding Perceived As Anti-Breastfeeding?

As the founder of Don’t Judge Just Feed, I thought our campaign message was pretty clear; we love, encourage and ...

How To Talk To Your Doctor About Wanting To Formula Feed

There's no doubt that every new mom feels pressure. Whether it's about bouncing back to your pre-pregnancy weight within six ...

House Passes Bill Requiring Federal Buildings to Provide Lactation Spaces for Nursing Moms

Eleanor Holmes Norton, a grandmother, had an unusual request at a wedding she attended a year ago. “I immediately said, ...

Woman Creates Breastfeeding Doll to Battle Stigma

There’s been a stigma around breastfeeding for a long time, but like many people, Betty Strachan has had enough of ...
Kristin Cavallari

We need to quit using Kristin Cavallari as a parenting resource

Mom of three Kristin Cavallari has once again defended her parenting choices, reigniting the debate about whether babies should be ...

Insurance coverage of breastfeeding counseling, supplies aids military mothers

All branches of the U.S. military have taken steps to ensure that new moms are able to serve their country ...

Breastfeeding ArtPrize Exhibit Breaks Down Public Nursing Barriers

To empower mothers to breastfeed in public, artist Miriel Smith entered her third year in ArtPrize to showcase paintings of ...

Bigger Baby Bottles Linked to Baby Weight Gain

Babies who drink from large bottles early in life may experience more weight gain by six months of age than ...

Medication Safety Tips for the Breastfeeding Mom

​If you are breastfeeding and plan to take any kind of drug—whether prescription or over-the-counter—be sure to discuss with your ...
DIY baby formula

DIY Baby Formula Ingredients May Come With Risks

In the first year of life, the country's largest pediatricians group, the American Academy of Pediatrics, says infants should only ...

I Used To Judge Formula-Feeding Moms — Until I Became One

The other patrons in the hip Brooklyn restaurant probably couldn’t care less what I was feeding my baby, but I’ll ...

Parents, Put that Stranger’s Breast Milk Down and Pick Up a Bottle of Formula

We’ve heard the mantra and know it well: “Breast is best.” With the American Academy of Pediatrics and World Health ...

Lawmakers Agree on This: Airports Need Better Breastfeeding Spaces

The Senate on Tuesday approved an aviation bill that requires major airports to provide lactation rooms for breastfeeding mothers, a ...

9 Celebs Who Formula Feed, & Aren’t Afraid To Stand By Their Decision

The debate between breastfeeding and formula feeding babies is a heated one. There's been a wave of celebrity moms in ...

Is homemade infant formula safe?

Morgan Verdery had never had problems nursing her children, but when she adopted a newborn when her third child was ...

Adele Is Sick Of People Who Pressure New Moms To Breastfeed

Adele has a strong message for people who pressure moms to breastfeed. The British pop star didn’t mince words when ...
Kristin Cavallari

Sorry, Kristin Cavallari. Homemade formula, goat’s milk are bad news for babies

The latest celebrity tempest in a baby bottle is putting the spotlight on homemade baby formula. If you’re tempted to ...

Doctor says: When it comes to breastfeeding, your health and happiness matter as much as your baby’s

Whoever said, “Don’t cry over spilled milk” couldn’t possibly have been talking about breast milk. As reproductive psychiatrists who specialize ...

Does breast milk really provide more benefit over formula?

These days it seems unquestionable that breastfeeding is superior to formula. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for ...

The Honest Company Weighs In On The Infant Formula Debate – By Making Its Own

In the landscape of new parent struggles, one of the most stressful and often contentious is the breastfeeding versus formula ...

Overselling Breastfeeding

IT began just after I started to show. Friends, acquaintances and even strangers began to lecture me about breast-feeding. I ...

Lactation Stations Ease Airport Grind for Nursing Moms

In November 2014, a study to determine which U.S. airports offered the minimum requirements for a breast-pumping mother (a private ...

Breast Milk Bought Online Diluted With Cows Milk, Researchers Find

In the growing, online market for breast milk — sold by nursing moms to other parents to feed their babies ...
infant taste

Some Infant Taste Experiences can Influence Taste Acceptance

A child’s dietary behavior is determined by many factors, including infant taste preference. However, what affects taste preference and how ...

Baby Cafe Opens in East Lake to Support Breastfeeding

A second Birmingham Baby Cafe opened last night in East Lake to encourage and support breastfeeding with a combination of ...

Atlanta Airport Adds Nursing Stations After Moms Lobby

The world’s busiest airport now is giving nursing moms a quiet place to pump or breastfeed when they travel. New mothers said ...

Breastfeeding And Formula Feeding Moms Both Need Support, OBGYNs Say

The updated policy statement of the largest organization of OBGYNs makes a remarkable–yet long overdue–shift in its recommendations for breastfeeding: ...
storing breast milk

Big-Dollar Baby Formula Thefts Dog Stores, Police Across US

The recent arrests in Utah of three people accused of stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of baby formula is the ...
storing breast milk

Is Pumping as good as Breastfeeding?

Over the last decade, pumping breast milk has become an integral part of the American practice of breast-feeding. One study ...

The War Over Breastfeeding

A dozen or so years since the emergence of the feminist blogosphere, it’s no surprise that a book about “lactivists”—the ...

Note to hospitals: Formula is not the enemy

Maryland officials recently, and rather self righteously, announced that in an effort to encourage breastfeeding, the state’s 32 birthing hospitals ...

Vikings to Install ‘Lactation Pods’ For Breastfeeding Moms at Stadium

The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that they’ll be the first NFL franchise to install lactation suites for nursing mothers in ...

Model Coco Rocha Responds To Bottle-Shaming On Instagram

When Canadian model Coco Rocha received criticism for posting an Instagram photo that indicated she feeds her baby daughter formula, ...

The NIFTY™ cup for newborns: when breastfeeding is not an option

It seems so simple when you hold it in your hand. A small, soft feeding cup with a tiny reservoir ...

Ministry of Health Says Infant Formula Recognized as Breastfeeding Substitute

As the nation concludes the breastfeeding week, the Ministry of health and social welfare has clarified that there are exceptions ...
preparing infant formula

IBM to Launch Program to Help Traveling Moms Ship Breast Milk Back Home

While some new moms returning to work may struggle to juggle breastfeeding and business travel, those who work at IBM ...

Fenway Park First MLB Stadium With Lactation Pod

Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, is the first Major League Baseball stadium to install a lactation station ...

Nestlé Issues Policy Supporting Breastfeeding

Formula maker Nestlé has issued a global Maternity Protection Policy for its employees, which provides for at least 14 weeks ...

Has Breastfeeding Mania Gone Too Far?

Fewer hospitals than ever are giving formula samples to new moms. How this could be hurting babies and mothers alike ...

Nursing Room Locator App Released

Moms Pump Here, an app created by Moms For Moms, identifies more than 1,000 lactation rooms in the United States, ...
Infant Nutrition Council of America

IFC Announces Change to Infant Nutrition Council of America (INCA)

ATLANTA, Ga. – The International Formula Council (IFC), an association of manufacturers and marketers of formulated nutrition products, announced today ...