The Great Big Pumping Post

August 23, 2016

I’ll start with a bit of background so that you mamas know where I’m coming from: I breastfed my first daughter, Olivia, from the time she was born and finally weaned her at 18 months. I had a pretty decent maternity leave and was almost exclusively nursing her for the first 4 months, and then… Read More

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month With Us!

August 2, 2016

2016 marks the fifth year since the United States Breastfeeding Committee declared August as National Breastfeeding Month (NBM): an observance dedicated to improving the nation’s health by working collaboratively to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding. Medela’s driving force as a company is to enhance mother and baby health through the life-giving benefits of breast milk,… Read More

Breastfeeding-Friendly Fashion

March 8, 2016

You’ve mastered the art of maternity clothing and know exactly how to stylishly dress to be comfortable and complement your baby bump at the same time. Then, you give birth and an even bigger challenge presents itself: How exactly do you dress to make breastfeeding easy while still feeling confident about how you look? Many… Read More

How to Pump While Continuing to Breastfeed

January 26, 2016

If you’re like many new moms (and soon to be new moms!), you may be wondering how you can pump milk to leave for your baby while you’re away, while still continuing to breastfeed regularly. Whether you’re returning to work or school, or just want to build up a supply for later, the idea remains… Read More

Pumping in Style: Tips for Finding Pumping-Friendly Clothing

December 29, 2015

It’s something every pumping mom faces at one point or another in her journey – that moment of “How am I going to pump in this outfit without stripping down to my underwear?” If you’ve ever been away from home and trapped in an impossible-to-unzip or otherwise inconvenient top or dress with a screaming hungry… Read More