Breastfeeding a Newborn with Jaundice

November 12, 2015

Many newborns are born with some yellowing of the skin, also known as jaundice. It’s often most noticeable when the baby is two to four days old, and is usually not a reason to be concerned. Here are some facts about jaundice, and tips for breastfeeding and pumping when you have a baby with jaundice. What… Read More

Medela Recycles Ambassador Spotlight: Chelsea Day

November 6, 2015

Next stop on our Medela Recycles journey – San Diego! This month we welcomed our October Medela Recycles Ambassador, Chelsea Day, for our donation event – it’s truly an honor to be able to support new moms in this way. Hear what Chelsea has to say about Medela Recycles and why this cause is so… Read More

8 Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms

September 10, 2015

Did you know that more than three out of four newborns are breastfed? While the numbers at birth start high, they drop significantly by the six-month mark when less than one out of five babies are exclusively breastfed. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for at least 12 months, if possible. Breastfeeding is a… Read More

How Do You Pump? 8 Habits of Breastfeeding Moms

August 18, 2015

Every year, we survey over 1,000 moms about their breastfeeding habits, practices, beliefs and goals. It’s a great way for us to learn how to better serve Medela families through our innovative products, while also providing the knowledge, support and inspiration that all breastfeeding families need. Whether you’re currently breastfeeding, thinking about breastfeeding, or already… Read More

The Size of Your Baby’s Stomach: Breastfeeding in the Early Days

April 7, 2015

It’s totally common for a new mom to doubt her breastmilk supply and question whether she’s making enough milk to satisfy her little one. But, even though your breasts might only produce a few drops of colostrum (“first milk”) in the days after you give birth, that breastmilk is the perfect nutrition for your baby.… Read More