Getting Creative With Breastmilk: What to do With a Surplus

March 5, 2014

Not all moms are fortunate enough to be able to build a surplus of breastmilk when pumping for their little one, but if you find yourself with an overflowing freezer or are just looking for different ways to utilize your stash, here are some ideas for how to put that liquid gold to good use:… Read More

How Your Diet Affects Your Breastmilk

November 6, 2013

Throughout your breastfeeding journey, your breastmilk is uniquely suited to meet the changing nutritional needs of your growing baby. Because breastmilk is created by taking nutrients already present in your bloodstream, you don’t need to worry about eating the perfect foods or drastically altering your diet in order to breastfeed. Your body will combine the exact… Read More

New Research on Baby Brains Sheds Light on Breastfeeding Benefits

August 8, 2013

Breastfeeding your baby is one of the greatest gifts you can give your little one. This touching experience benefits infant growth and development in countless ways. A recent study from Brown University suggests children who are breastfed exclusively for at least three months after birth have greater development in key parts of the brain compared… Read More

Medela Supports National Prematurity Awareness Month

November 28, 2012

More than half a million babies are born prematurely each year in the US. For these babies, breastmilk feeding can play a critical role in their growth, recovery and survival. More specifically, breastmilk feeding can reduce the length of hospital stays, incidents of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), ear infections, serious respiratory tract infections and gastroenteritis. To… Read More

Healthy Recipes for Breastfeeding Moms

September 25, 2012

As a breastfeeding mom, you should be proud to know you can provide all the nutrition your little one needs. It’s also great to know that many of the foods you consume daily are helping to support your breastfeeding goals and ensure ideal nutrition for your baby. So, check out these healthy recipes for breastfeeding… Read More