The Power of Breast Milk Donation

February 22, 2017

Breast milk donation is one of the greatest and most powerful ways women can help other women. But there are many things people don’t know about it. We’ve got the lowdown on milk banks, who is able to donate breast milk, and how to start donating. What is a milk bank? A milk bank is… Read More

Pump Impressions: Best Of

January 12, 2017

We’ve been in the breast pump business a long time (Since 1961 to be exact). And in that time we’ve learned some universal truths about pumping and breastfeeding that all moms can agree with. Universal Truth #1: Breast pumps (up to now) aren’t quiet! Breastfeeding is an amazing thing, with loads of benefits for both… Read More

11 Tips for Breastfeeding During the Holidays

December 6, 2016

Tis the season for family gatherings and holidays parties with friends. And if you’re a breastfeeding mom, navigating the challenge of nursing or pumping in the midst of all of these festivities can be daunting. We’ve rounded up 11 of the best tips for making breastfeeding possible, even when your social calendar seems impossible. Nurse… Read More

Breastfeeding: Expectations Vs. Reality

October 27, 2016

Breastfeeding is amazing. It provides our babies with a nutritionally perfect food that nourishes them from day one. So of course we love seeing breastfeeding normalized – whether through photos on news sites or the latest celebrity “brelfie.” But let’s be honest, breastfeeding in real life is a lot different from the images we see… Read More

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