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Your Common Breastfeeding Questions Answered

We asked a team of healthcare experts from Mount Sinai Hospital’s Mother Baby Unit in Toronto to respond to some of the breastfeeding questions most commonly asked by new moms.

How much weight should a breastfed baby gain each month?

Often times, weight gain isn't as rapid in babies who are breastfed vs formula-fed. Dr. Marla weighs in.

We asked the experts: 10 breastfeeding tips for new moms (and their partners!)

It’s probably not that surprising to you that many women have trouble breastfeeding—this is a pretty common experience for new moms—but what if we told you that 80 percent of women meet with some degree of challenge when they first start nursing?

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The benefits of breastfeeding

While fed is best, if you can breastfeed (trust us, we know the struggle), here are the benefits of breastfeeding your babe.

Challenging the taboo of breastfeeding in public

While some question the validity of the video, it does address an important issue. Watch and judge for yourself.

Is it hard for postnatal moms to get the nutrition they need?

Registered Dietitian Rosie Schwartz weighs in.

13 reasons to breastfeed

Did you know that your breast milk contains special antibodies that help protect your baby from illnesses he may not be ready to fight off on his own? Here are 13 reasons why breast is best. 

Attachment Parenting: is it for you?

Family bed, no strollers, extended breastfeeding… adherents of so-called Attachment Parenting may seem a bit over-the-top for many busy parents. But 20 years after the movement began, one mother finds its ideals are sinking into the mainstream, and it’s easy to adopt the elements that work for you.

Everything you need to know about baby feeding

Breasts and bottles and babies, oh my! When it comes to feeding, what’s a mom to do?

10 celebrity moms who breastfeed their babies

With new mom Beyoncé among the celebrity moms who have no qualms about breastfeeding in public, we’re taking a look at 10 high-profile mamas who love nursing their babies.

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