Top 3 Things That Can Impact Breast Milk Taste and Smell

December 23, 2015

Have you ever questioned the taste or smell of your breast milk? Does it sometimes smell just a little “off” and you’re not sure why? Many moms experience this, so don’t worry, you’re not alone. And, nothing’s wrong with you! Human milk varies in taste, smell and appearance depending on your diet, medications and storage… Read More about “Top 3 Things That Can Impact Breast Milk Taste and Smell”

10 Questions about Providing Breast Milk to Your Preemie

November 17, 2015

This November, we are proud to support National Prematurity Awareness Month, which is an annual event to educate and inform people about premature birth. With over 450,000 premature births in the United States each year, the goal is for Prematurity Awareness Month and World Prematurity Day (November 17th) to raise awareness and help reduce the… Read More about “10 Questions about Providing Breast Milk to Your Preemie”

Introducing MyMedela

July 7, 2015

We’re thrilled to announce MyMedela, the newest addition to the Medela Family! MyMedela is your breastfeeding partner, and features lots of great ways to help you reach your breastfeeding goals – and it’s now available on Apple and Android devices! It’s FREE! Download now in the App Store >> Download now in the Google Play Store… Read More about “Introducing MyMedela”

Why Does Breastfeeding Sometimes Cause Cramps?

February 4, 2015

For first-time moms, afterbirth cramping is usually mild. But in the days immediately after giving birth to your second (or third, or fourth) baby, you may experience more intense, menstrual-like cramps while breastfeeding. Why Does It Happen? The uterus is a muscle, and each pregnancy over-stretches the muscle. The nipple stimulation experienced while breastfeeding causes… Read More about “Why Does Breastfeeding Sometimes Cause Cramps?”