Beautiful newborn snuggled with mom. Breast Feeding for new moms.
    June 5, 2015
    Breast Feeding for New Moms: First Questions Answered

    Breast feeding is a natural experience, but that doesn't mean it's always an easy one. Breast feeding for new moms can be overwhelming. If you're having questions about breast feeding, you're not alon…

    Cabbage Leaves and Engorgement
    July 29, 2004
    Cabbage Leaves and Engorgement

    Painful breasts are the second most common reason that women give up breastfeeding in the first two weeks. Engorged breasts can hurt! And this can happen both at the beginning and ending of the nursin…

    Breast Milk Supply
    April 26, 2002
    Breast Milk Supply

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Milk supply is a concern of many mothers. You will likely be able to produce plenty of milk. Still, your mother’s and grandmother’s experience makes it even more likely that y…

    Breastfeeding with a Metabolic Disorder & Propionic Acidemia
    June 12, 2001
    Breastfeeding with Propionic Acidemia or Other Metabolic Disorders

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Each meal is a matter of life and death for children with propionic acidemia. Children need protein in order to grow and thrive, but for these children extra protein is a deadly p…

    Lactose-free Milk
    January 24, 1997
    Lactose-free Milk

    Dr. Greene's Answer: I'm glad about your decision to breast feed your baby. Although breast feeding can pose challenges (and joys), it is still true that mother's milk is the perfect food for babies. …