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Expert Advice on When to Stop Breastfeeding

There's no 'right' time to cut off the milk supply to your baby. Experts weigh in on when to stop breastfeeding — and making the right choice for you.

Detroit Mom and Advocate Creates Breastfeeding Trivia Card Game

Moon Afrykan Aku was boarding a SMART bus in 2011 when the driver noticed she had something on her chest and stopped her. Aku was...

The Best Nursing Bras for Expecting Moms

The owner of Detroit's only bra shop tells the three main things she looks for in a maternity bra – plus lists the five best nursing bras she offers.

Breastfeeding Lactation Consultants in Southeast Michigan

New moms who need lactation advice can turn to a certified breastfeeding lactation consultant in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw counties for help.

Breast Cancer Survivor Posts Sign to Alert Hospital Staff She Can’t Breastfeed Her Newborn

Meghan Koziel underwent a double mastectomy to treat breast cancer and doesn't have the ability to breastfeed, so to prevent nurses from asking about it, she dubbed her room a 'no breastfeeding zone.'

Dad Accused of Child Abuse for Letting Daughter Suck His Nipple

The little girl was drifting off to sleep with dad when she spotted his nipple and began sucking. Some are crying abuse, but we really don't think it's that big a deal.

Mom Shames Breastfeeding Woman Over Concerns for Her Sons Who Weren’t There

The woman was completely covered as she breastfed her 7-week-old and was apparently nowhere near anyone's sons, but that didn't stop a nearby cretin from berating her over it.

Tips for Choosing a Nursing Bra

Rebecca Aughton, owner of Bra-vo Intimates in Royal Oak, shares tips for choosing a nursing bra with expecting and new moms.

Should Dads Wake Up With Baby At Night?

Many parents share nighttime duties but there's still a perception that moms are lucky if dad helps out at night.

The Most Essential Things a Newborn Baby Needs and What to Skip

Costs for baby can really add up. But not everything in the baby store is necessary. Here's the most essential things a newborn baby needs.

Study Says Babies Should Sleep in Parents’ Room for 12 Months

Infants should have a separate sleeping surface with no soft bedding, blankets or other items, according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines.

Busting Breastfeeding Myths

In celebration of National Breastfeeding Month, a local lactation consultant debunks four common breastfeeding myths.
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Metro Parent’s Top Posts of the Week

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What You Need to Know About Macomb County’s Children’s Mobile Crisis Unit Program

Kids in crisis in Macomb County can receive immediate assistance thanks to the county's new Children's Mobile Crisis Unit Program. Here's what you need to know.

Vaccine Recommendations for Macomb County Kids

The COVID-19 vaccine is here and we spoke to an expert with the Macomb County Health Department to find out what you need to know about getting one in Macomb County.

Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while at home or as things open up? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Beyond Van Gogh Exhibit Coming to Detroit

Become a part of a Vincent Van Gogh painting at Beyond Van Gogh Detroit, which will be on display starting June 25, 2021 at the TCF Center.