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

Extended Breastfeeding: Nursing Beyond a Year

July 8, 2013

We all remember the “Are You Mom Enough?” cover of Time Magazine in May 2012, featuring model Jamie Lynne Grumet breastfeeding her 3-year-old son. It caused a media and mommy uproar over nursing beyond the first year, also known as extended breastfeeding. But whether or not you do it, extended breastfeeding is exceedingly common around… Read More

Benefits of Breastfeeding For Mom and Baby

February 21, 2012

There’s no doubt that breastfeeding can be a challenge, but understanding the benefits of breastfeeding can help motivate moms to provide the best nutrition for baby. So, read our list of health benefits and share it with your fellow moms and moms-to-be. We all can spread awareness about the incredible nutritional advantages of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding… Read More