Affordable Care Act

By now you’ve probably heard the good news – the Affordable Care Act (or ACA) requires health plans to cover the cost of breastfeeding support and equipment for nursing moms. This is a huge victory for breastfeeding in the United States! But, as with all new laws, there are still a lot of questions surrounding this speci?c piece of the ACA. We are here to help make it as easy as possible for you to understand.


What is the Affordable Care Act?

The Affordable Care Act (also known as ACA) is health insurance reform legislation that was signed into law by President Obama in 2010.

Questions to Ask

Here are some questions we recommend having on hand when you talk to your insurance company (the phone number should be on the back of your insurance card):

Don’t Forget!

You are the best advocate for you and your baby. Don’t be afraid to call and ask questions until you are comfortable that you understand how your unique health insurance policy is handling breastfeeding support and equipment.

Find Out More

Check if your insurance covers our pumps.