Working Through a Breastfeeding Rough Patch

January 12, 2016

Breastfeeding can be hard! But, it’s also one of the most important and rewarding things a mom will ever do. And sometimes, even the most experienced moms will hit a rough patch. Some women experience painful conditions like sore nipples, plugged ducts, or mastitis. Others may have milk supply problems, feel exhausted, or feel like… Read More

Top 3 Things That Can Impact Breast Milk Taste and Smell

December 23, 2015

Have you ever questioned the taste or smell of your breast milk? Does it sometimes smell just a little “off” and you’re not sure why? Many moms experience this, so don’t worry, you’re not alone. And, nothing’s wrong with you! Human milk varies in taste, smell and appearance depending on your diet, medications and storage… Read More

10 Questions about Providing Breast Milk to Your Preemie

November 17, 2015

This November, we are proud to support National Prematurity Awareness Month, which is an annual event to educate and inform people about premature birth. With over 450,000 premature births in the United States each year, the goal is for Prematurity Awareness Month and World Prematurity Day (November 17th) to raise awareness and help reduce the… Read More

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