Budgeting for Baby: The Cost-Saving Benefits of Breastfeeding

September 3, 2013

Of course, there are many benefits of breastfeeding to consider for both mom and baby, but what about cost? We all know that starting a family means a significant financial commitment – in other words, babies are expensive. No matter what your budget is like, it’s important to plan ahead and prepare for the lifestyle… Read More

Celebrating National Breastfeeding Month

August 28, 2013

Medela is proud to be a longtime champion of breastfeeding. It is our goal to help moms breastfeed for as long as they choose. Even though National Breastfeeding Month is coming to an end, we are dedicated to continue celebrating, empowering, and supporting breastfeeding moms year-round. We talk a lot about how rewarding and beneficial… Read More

Straight From Moms: Advice on Talking to Your Insurance Provider

August 13, 2013

When it comes to choosing your pump, let your voice be heard! Insurance providers work with moms every day to accommodate them on their breastfeeding journeys. We recently conducted a survey of some of the biggest insurance companies and gained insight on what options and coverage mothers may have. In addition, we reached out to… 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