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Moms have drastically better mental health when their partners take time off work

A woman's physical health benefits with another partner at home after childbirth, researchers found.
Here are 8 parent-founded startups that help moms re-enter the workforce.

8 startups helping moms get back to work after having kids

Most of these startups are mom-founded, and they're all helping mothers re-enter the workforce.
Hilary Duff has two children: 7-year-old Luca and 6-month-old Banks.

Hilary Duff got real about how miserable it is to pump breastmilk and her ’emotional and hard’ decision to stop nursing

The "Younger" star posted a photo breastfeeding her 6-month-old daughter, Banks, and described how switching to breast pumps made her feel like a "failure."
A mother and a newborn baby in Germany.

The 10 best countries to be a mother

These countries have a low risk of maternal death while giving birth and offer long, paid maternity leave.
Breastfeeding is known to benefit both mothers and babies.

12 of the biggest questions about postpartum care, answered

There are many misconceptions about the weeks after a person gives birth. Here are the answers to commonly asked questions about postpartum care.
The installation is certainly pretty eye-catching.

Giant inflatable boobs appeared across London on Sunday — and if they make you feel uncomfortable, the message worked

The four breasts, which varied in size and colour, are part of the #FreeTheFeed campaign, which aims to end the stigma around breastfeeding in public.
Meghan Markle with a young fan in Australia.

15 adorable photos that show Meghan Markle is ready to be a mom

Ever since Meghan Markle's pregnancy was announced in October, fans have been wondering what type of mother the duchess will be.
A new study found bacterial differences in milk from moms who pumped and milk from moms who breastfed directly.

Pumped breast milk has higher levels of potentially harmful bacteria than nursing, according to a new study

A new study found that breast milk from moms who pump has a different balance of bacteria than milk from moms who breastfeed directly.
There's very limited evidence on breastfeeding and marijuana.

What every mom should know about using marijuana while breastfeeding

There's little research about how marijuana use during breastfeeding can affect a baby's health. Still, many experts say moms should avoid it.
The US fertility rate dropped in 2017, according to a new report.

The US is in the danger zone for a ‘demographic time bomb,’ and the high cost of childcare could be partially to blame

A new report from the CDC found that the total fertility rate in the US is below what's needed to replace the population over time.