A British cafe has come under fire for telling mothers to breastfeed in the 'spacious disabled toilet' rather than at their table.
At first, the idea of using my breasts to feed someone else seemed so far removed from my experience that it was like science fiction.
A US mother has been banned from her local primary school after arguing with the principal about breastfeeding at a school sports event.
It's a chilly spring morning, but there is warmth in the room, a hubbub of mothers, babies and toddlers, a La Leche meeting.
A photo showing a mum breastfeeding her baby on her graduation day has gone viral, drawing thousands of comments of support for the young mum.
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My husband and I decided I would breastfeed for a year. But now I'm miserable and want to stop - my husband is pushing me to keep going.
Alyssa Milano has shared a black and white photo of her breastfeeding her baby daughter.
The mothers in my Baby & Me Yoga Fit, class looked down from their tree poses, surprised as I poured some instant formula into a bottle.
For some women the 'breast is best' mantra has unintended consequences - provoking feelings of guilt, shame and failure.
Breastfeeding is known to help ward off infections among infants, but a new study suggests that protection may be much longer lasting.
While breastfeeding her daughter Crystal McCullough had a few sips of beer - it was enough to attract the attention of other diners.
I wasn't breastfeeding my baby but I wasn't a formula mum. I was part of a club that isn't acknowledged.
Women who plan to breastfeed and then do are the least likely to become depressed.
Doing what's right for your child is best, and if that's bottle feeding there should be no shame in it.
Lactaboobiephobia, or the fear of the lactating breastfeeding boob, was coined by Meg Nagle.
The recent trend of celebrity breastfeeding selfies bothers me.
The lie about breastfeeding and weightloss: it sets new mums up to feel like failures.
I spent all day breastfeeding, my baby was constantly vomiting, and my mental health wasn't great.
Elizabeth loved being able to breastfeed her children but said no-one warned her about the reality.
Kiran thinks we should be open and honest about how hard breastfeeding can be early on.
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