Breastfeeding Benefits For Mom and Baby

December 23, 2013

Breastfeeding – whether you do it for one day or one year (or more) – provides wonderful physical and emotional benefits for both you and your baby. No matter what factors influence your decisions along your unique parenting journey, here are some breastfeeding benefits to consider. Benefits of Breastfeeding + Breastmilk for Baby: Right after… Read More

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

Talking to Your Employer About Breastfeeding: What to Say

August 20, 2013

Working moms already have a lot to think about, not to mention the anxiety that often comes along with talking to an employer about breastfeeding. You might be preparing to welcome your little one into the world and are making arrangements for your maternity leave. Maybe you’re about to return to work and still need… 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