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A. The percentage of women who physically cannot make enough milk is very low. Not being able to breastfeed is a common reason some women give for not breastfeeding.  We cause interruptions in breastmilk production when we start intervening with breastfeeding, often because of lifestyle decisions. For example, a well-meaning...

Q: I’ve seen the video of what to do if the plane depressurizes and I need to pull the oxygen mask down. They also say to make sure you put on your won mask before helping your baby or someone around you. I have to fly with my baby on my...

Q: Is it possible to treat painful periods and still get pregnant? A: Painful periods and heaving bleeding are hallmarks of a  common condition called endometriosis that prevents pregnancy. Treatment for endometriosis often includes medications such as birth control pills and Lupron, both of which prevent pregnancy. It is challenging...