Breastfeeding in the US: The CDC’s 2014 Data (Infographic)

February 24, 2015

How did your state rank in breastfeeding this past year? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention compiled the breastfeeding rates and other information from around the U.S. and issued its Breastfeeding Report Card for 2014. We summarized this in the infographics below. What surprised you most about this data?  

Medela Recycles FAQ

February 19, 2015

Has your breastfeeding journey with your child come to a close? Medela is committed to providing moms with an exceptional experience from start to finish during their breastfeeding journey, and thanks to a group of passionate and thoughtful moms like you, we were inspired to create Medela Recycles, a breastpump recycling program. Medela Recycles is… Read More

6 Breastfeeding Moms’ Best Tips for Going Back to Work

February 17, 2015

If you’re like most working moms, you’re probably feeling some sort of anxiety about returning to work after the birth of your little one. Add pumping into the mix and things can seem downright overwhelming. If you’ve made the decision to continue providing breastmilk for your little one while you’re away, you might be wondering… Read More

Brooke Fox: Supporting Moms Through Medela Recycles

February 10, 2015

We’re blown away by the amazing response Medela Recycles has received since we launched just a few weeks ago. Hundreds of moms have already turned in their pumps to be responsibly broken down and recycled! To help inspire these donations and support moms with babies in the NICU, Medela will be donating new multi-user, hospital-grade… Read More

Why Does Breastfeeding Sometimes Cause Cramps?

February 4, 2015

For first-time moms, afterbirth cramping is usually mild. But in the days immediately after giving birth to your second (or third, or fourth) baby, you may experience more intense, menstrual-like cramps while breastfeeding. Why Does It Happen? The uterus is a muscle, and each pregnancy over-stretches the muscle. The nipple stimulation experienced while breastfeeding causes… Read More