Breastfeeding: Expectations Vs. Reality

October 27, 2016

Breastfeeding is amazing. It provides our babies with a nutritionally perfect food that nourishes them from day one. So of course we love seeing breastfeeding normalized – whether through photos on news sites or the latest celebrity “brelfie.” But let’s be honest, breastfeeding in real life is a lot different from the images we see… Read More

5 Ways Breastfeeding Is Good For You

October 11, 2016

The physical, mental, and emotional benefits of breastfeeding for moms  You’ve probably heard all about the amazing benefits of breastfeeding when it comes to your baby’s health. Like providing antibodies that protect your newborn from infections, lowering his or her risk of developing illnesses later in life, and so much more. And while anything that… Read More

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month With Us!

August 2, 2016

2016 marks the fifth year since the United States Breastfeeding Committee declared August as National Breastfeeding Month (NBM): an observance dedicated to improving the nation’s health by working collaboratively to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding. Medela’s driving force as a company is to enhance mother and baby health through the life-giving benefits of breast milk,… Read More

13 Moments Only Breastfeeding Moms Understand

July 19, 2016

Breastfeeding and pumping can be one of the most rewarding things you do for your baby. But it can also be a lot of work! Whether you breastfeed for a month, a year, or more, you’ll find yourself devoting a big chunk of your time to nourishing this tiny human. And like anything you’ve spent… Read More

Preventing + Treating Sore Nipples

June 28, 2016

Sore or tender nipples can be a roadblock in your breastfeeding journey. This experience can be deflating and seem helpless, and sometimes even cause moms to stop breastfeeding altogether. Thankfully, if you can effectively determine the cause and treatment, you can prevent it from recurring. To get you started, we’ve outlined the most common causes… Read More