Medela Recycles Ambassador Spotlight: Jessica McFadden

August 11, 2015

Medela Recycles Ambassador Jessica McFadden shared with us how parents can support each other, as well as the community, through Medela Recycles. Her passion for giving back is contagious – read on to learn what inspires Jessica to help moms in need and why she’s supporting the Medela Recycles movement. We are so grateful for… 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. Download now (it’s FREE)! >> MyMedela is your everything breastfeeding app, helping you to: Log your breastfeeding and pumping sessions – use MyMedela’s stopwatch to… Read More

Preparing to Breastfeed While Pregnant

October 28, 2014

You may have heard of the old wives’ tale that suggests pregnant women “toughen up” their nipples with a washcloth to prepare for breastfeeding. If you think this sounds horrifying, you’re right! There’s absolutely no need to do so – but there are several other (much less painful) ways to get ready for a successful breastfeeding journey.… Read More

Packing for the Hospital

October 15, 2014

It’s hard to put into words how exciting it is to welcome a new baby into the world. Some women compare the anticipation and big moment to meeting someone very important, like a famous person or the president! Your life is about to change forever, and you might be feeling overwhelmed by all the preparations… Read More

Getting Your Insurance-Covered Breastpump

October 8, 2014

Every insurance plan is different in what they cover and how they support breastfeeding moms. Although coverage of breastpumps is still relatively new to insurance companies, things are getting better every day as fewer plans are able to maintain their grandfathered status and more insurers are recognizing the benefits of breastfeeding and expanding their options.… Read More