How to get a breast pump through insurance
Tips from our resident expert and certified lactation counselor Molly Petersen. Coverage varies depending on your insurance, but most moms can get a double electric breast pump like the our Smartpump or SignaturePro for free! "Often, your insurance company will use...
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Feeding Expressed Breastmilk to Breastfed Babies
Introducing bottles to breastfed babies can be a stressful and emotional time for parents and baby.
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What to Expect as a Breastfeeding Mom
Every breastfeeding mom's experience is unique. Yet, many women have similar questions and common concerns. Here is some practical guidance.
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Breastfeeding Twins and Pumping
One of the biggest concerns when it comes to breastfeeding twins is "will I produce enough breastmilk for both babies?" For some moms this is a reason that it is recommended to pump after breastfeeding your twins.
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When Milk Blisters Happen to Good People
Have you had a blister before? Maybe a pair of new heels rubbed the wrong way or you logged too many miles on the treadmill?  That small, painful pocket of fluid under the skin is a blister.  Now take that...
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The “M” Word mas·ti·tis /maˈstīdəs/ noun A terrible, horrible, no good, very bad breast infection As you know, we love breastfeeding and everything about it.  Well, mostly everything.  We don’t love mastitis.  It’s a breast infection that generally affects one...
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How Labor and Delivery Can Affect Breastfeeding
Different experiences can affect early breastfeeding success Labor and delivery aka your birth story is something you will talk about for years to come. One thing that isn’t often discussed is how different labor and delivery experiences can affect early...
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Breastfeeding After Breast Surgery
It's likely that you can still breastfeed! Whether you have had a breast reduction or have breast implants, it is likely that you can still breastfeed.  It all depends on how the surgery was performed.  With breast reductions in particular...
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Adoption, Breastfeeding and IBCLCs
Breastfeeding is a real possibility! We know that breastfeeding is as much as about bonding as it is about nutrition and you might be excited to hear that if you adopt or have your baby through a surrogate, breastfeeding is...
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