Medela Recycles Ambassador Spotlight: Michelle Gardner

December 15, 2015

Phoenix is our next (and final!) stop on our Medela Recycles donation tour, and we have another amazing ambassador to help us spread the word about the program! Michelle Gardner shared with us why she thinks it’s important for moms to support each other and how she believes the Medela Recycles program makes this possible.… Read More

How to Select a Care Provider + Develop a Birth Plan

December 2, 2015

Meeting your baby for the first time will be a moment you’ll remember for the rest of your life. It’s important to give birth in an environment where you feel comfortable, safe, and confident that your wishes will be respected and honored. Of course, you can’t predict exactly how your labor and birth will go,… 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

Medela Recycles Ambassador Spotlight: Amber Johnson + Emily Vanek

September 14, 2015

Our Medela Recycles donations take us to Denver this month, and we have not just one, but two amazing ambassadors to help us spread the word about the program! Amber Borowski Johnson and Emily Vanek shared with us their experiences with breastfeeding, why they give back, and what Medela Recycles means to them. Read on… 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