Christine Cole Johnson says the new research from Henry Ford Hospital finds that breastfeeding jump starts a baby’s digestive system with helpful bacteria.
Michigan now has a law ensuring that women have the right to breastfeed their babies in public.
Nearly 50 mothers gathered in a Kalamazoo park to breastfeed their children in an effort to help eliminate the stigma of nursing in public.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends starting solids between 4 and 5 months old.
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“Are You Mom Enough” to pose on the cover of TIME magazine, breastfeeding your 3-year-old son as he stands on a chair beside you?
At what point does breastfeeding become less about the health of the child and more about the needs of the mother? How old it too old to breastfeed? And how do you feel about Time Magazine’s breastfeeding cover?
Gov. Rick Snyder has approved a bill that will allow breastfeeding mothers to be exempted from jury duty in Michigan.
A bill that would give breastfeeding mothers an automatic exemption from jury duty is advancing in the Michigan Legislature.
A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows missed opportunities for preventing childhood obesity beginning at birth.