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

Introducing Medela Breastfeeding University

April 30, 2013

We’re committed to educating moms and supporting them as they begin their breastfeeding journey. In fact, we’ve spent countless hours working on new ways to help moms get the best start breastfeeding so they can continue to provide the most powerful nourishment to their babies. So, we’re excited to announce Medela Breastfeeding University, our Online… Read More

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

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