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

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

Breastfeeding a Newborn with Jaundice

November 12, 2015

Many newborns are born with some yellowing of the skin, also known as jaundice. It’s often most noticeable when the baby is two to four days old, and is usually not a reason to be concerned. Here are some facts about jaundice, and tips for breastfeeding and pumping when you have a baby with jaundice. What… Read More

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

Breastfeeding in the US: The CDC’s 2014 Data (Infographic)

February 24, 2015

How did your state rank in breastfeeding this past year? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention compiled the breastfeeding rates and other information from around the U.S. and issued its Breastfeeding Report Card for 2014. We summarized this in the infographics below. What surprised you most about this data?