How Hospitals Can Support Breastfeeding

April 9, 2013

The first moments after birth are some of the best times to bond with your baby and begin breastfeeding. It’s also a great opportunity to get help from lactation professionals and hospital-grade breastfeeding products. In fact, many hospitals have recognized how important their role is in breastfeeding success and have chosen to pursue “Baby-Friendly Hospital”… Read More

Straight From Moms: Why I Love Breastfeeding

March 26, 2013

At Medela, we’re devoted to supporting moms throughout their breastfeeding journey. We’ve spent many years working to spread the word about the benefits of breastfeeding, and we know just how incredible the bond it creates can be. Then, it dawned on us. Who better to share all the benefits than moms like you? So, we… Read More

Setting Realistic and Positive Breastfeeding Goals

January 2, 2013

At this time of year, everyone’s talking about their New Year’s resolutions and their plans for a fresh start in 2013. If you’re a new mom, it’s great to set breastfeeding goals to motivate you to provide the best nutrition possible for your little one. However, don’t let these new goals ever make you feel… Read More

Tips for Talking to Your Employer about Breastfeeding

July 17, 2012

After spending a few months navigating the countless adventures of becoming a mom, the thought of returning to work can be quite intimidating. Don’t let it be. Begin talking to your employer about your breastfeeding needs and come up with a plan for pumping at work. Also, reach out to other breastfeeding or pumping moms… Read More

Responding To Breastfeeding Criticism

June 27, 2012

Breastfeeding is the most natural and nourishing way for a mom to bond with her baby. Unfortunately, despite the countless health benefits, some moms become targets for breastfeeding criticism. Whether you chose to breastfeed in public, or believe extended breastfeeding is best for your toddler, we’ve got the tools to help you overcome any breastfeeding… Read More