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Your Pregnancy Matters

Q&A: Is it safe to take medications while breastfeeding?

During pregnancy and lactation, certain medications might not be safe or might not work well. In this week's Your Pregnancy Matters article, two experts discuss knowledge gaps regarding breastfeeding, supplements, and drugs, as well as how we're closing the gap with research. Read more.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Can I breastfeed during pregnancy?

Tips for successfully breastfeeding during pregnancy and what women should discuss with their doctors in the first trimester.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Can breastfeeding help prevent diabetes?

A new clinical trial will examine whether breastfeeding can help women reduce their risk for developing diabetes. Learn more and see how you or a loved one can participate.

Cancer

Breastfeeding during cancer treatment

Can mothers breastfeed while undergoing chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer? We answer this question and more, keeping mom and baby healthy and safe.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Answers to common questions about breastfeeding

During a live chat, three doctors and two lactation consultants offered tips and helpful information about breastfeeding.

Your Pregnancy Matters

5 tips for successful breastfeeding

Breastfeeding difficulties are very common for new mothers. Dr. Julie Lo offers five breastfeeding tips.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Answering your questions about breastfeeding

Doctors from UT Southwestern want to answer your questions about breastfeeding. Join their live chat on Facebook and Twitter on August 5, 2015.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Pumping breast milk works best for some families

Many people consider breastfeeding the best way to provide this nourishment, but there is an alternative that doesn’t involve formula.