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Browse our blog for a variety of knowledgeable articles geared
towards educating and helping moms get the best out of their breast pumps and breastfeeding experience.

How to Breastfeed Your Baby

Several new mothers are unaware that successful breastfeeding does not have a lot to do with the way you sit (or lie back). The most important thing is to be comfortable so that your baby can easily latch on and get feed from your breast. 

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Taking the Help of a Lactation Consultant for Breastfeeding

Even though, breastfeeding is considered to be an absolutely natural and the healthiest way to feed a newborn baby, it does not come very naturally to every new mother. This is where the role of a lactation specialist becomes important. 

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Importance of Breastfeeding Your Baby

Both mother and child can reap numerous benefits from exclusive breastfeeding for the initial six months. This should be followed by the addition of recommended solid foods with continued breastfeeding thereof (for 12 months or so).
 

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The Perfect Breastfeeding Diet

Isn’t it everyone’s dream to burn all those calories while sitting comfortably on their lounge chair, without having to move an inch? Well, for new mothers, this dream can actually turn into a reality, all thanks to breastfeeding. It’s actually true. 

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What to Expect When You Are Breastfeeding

New mothers are often very skeptical about breastfeeding and what it would entail. Questions such as ‘Will I be able to offer enough feed to my baby?’ and ‘Will my baby latch on correctly?’ are quite common among breastfeeding mothers. 

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The Complete Guide to Pumping Breast Milk

For the first six months, your baby needs to be fed only breast milk. No formula, no solid food. Unfortunately, they also need to be fed as many as 8-10 times a day. Given that there are only twenty-four hours in a day, 

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How to Feed Twins Breast Milk

If you have watched American football (not the English kind, the one that they call soccer in the United States) or rugby, you might have noticed how players hold the ball - against the side of their body. You can also do the same with one of your twins,

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Are you Breastfeeding? Here are some Facts you didn't know

Once you have given birth, the feeling of motherhood washes over you like a tidal wave. The experience is indescribable. Once your little one is born, you become his provider and protector.

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What Foods you should avoid while Breastfeeding

Giving birth is one of the most magical experiences a woman can have. While you were pregnant, you would be so cautious about what you ate, drank, and did. Now that your little one is here, you start worrying about what he eats and drinks.
 

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Returning to Work and Breastfeeding

Work is the reason why many women cannot breastfeed their children as much as they would like to. Earlier, it was men who provided for the household, giving lactating mothers plenty of time to nurse their babies.

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Breastfeeding

In situations where breastfeeding is working out well, both baby and mother are happy and comfortable. However, most new mothers tend to go through some sort of discomfort or problems when breastfeeding. This is usually the case in the initial few days or weeks of feeding.

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Benefits of Using a Breast Pump for Feeding

While there is no doubt that breastfeeding and breast milk have numerous benefits for the baby, it is easy to forget that breastfeeding might also have certain limitations. Consider the case of working mothers who need to manage home and outdoor chores and also take care of the newborn baby. Breastfeeding could often get unmanageable and tiring in such situations.

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Is your Baby Getting Sufficient Breast Milk?

New nursing mothers are always uncertain about whether or not the newborn is getting sufficient milk. It is normal to feel unsure because you cannot really see the quantity of milk being produced by the body and hence do not know if it is enough for the baby or not. 

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The Role of a Lactation Consultant

Lactation consultants are essentially specialists in breastfeeding and offer advice/training to new mothers for breast feeding. A lactation consultant can particularly help a woman who is experiencing problems while breastfeeding. 

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Tips to Increase Breast Milk Production

The biggest concern of nursing mothers is perhaps whether or not they are producing sufficient milk. The good news is that even if you are facing difficulties and are unable to make adequate quantities of milk, there are ways to increase your breast milk production.

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Breast Pumps Through BCBS & Tricare Insurance

Breastfeeding is extremely critical for a new-born baby. It helps minimize the risk of diseases and illnesses in both the infant and the mother. Reports suggest that the nation could save up to $13 billion annually if 90 percent of the new mothers breastfed their baby exclusively for at least six months. 

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Stop Worrying about the Next Feed-Breast pump is Your Savior!

The biggest stress for most working mothers is breastfeeding their baby on time. These mothers might be able to provide the morning and night feed to the infant easily, but aren’t usually present at the time of the other feeds owing to work obligations. 

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The A to Z of Breast pumping

If you’re a new mother who is primarily breastfeeding and looking to store breast milk for the baby, then you need to know a few basic things about breast pumping.

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Tips on Picking the Right Breast Pump

It takes a while for all new mothers to get a hang of breastfeeding. Nobody is really a natural, so if you’re facing problems such as engorgement, insufficient supply or need to get back to work, then you can benefit from a breast pump.  

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Tips for Breastfeeding Twins

If you’re mothering twins, you would likely find breastfeeding to be a huge challenge, at least in the beginning. As opposed to feeding a single baby, you have two mouths to take care of. Both babies need to be fed sufficiently and on time for proper development.
 

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Breast Pumps Covered Under Obamacare

Obamacare or the Affordable Health Care Act was passed in the year 2010 and brought some positive news for expecting and new mothers. Under this bill, the majority of the providers of health insurance were required to cover breast pump expenses as part of the preventive health services for women.

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Common Breastfeeding Myths Debunked

If you’re a new mom and just happen to mention the word ‘breastfeeding’, there will be about ten people eager to jump at you with some advice or the other. It is okay to get a couple of tips from experienced and well-meaning family members and friends, but don’t believe everything you hear. Yes, there are plenty of breastfeeding myths being passed down from generations and you should know about them.

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Handsfree Breast Pumps

The majority of the traditional breast pumps need you to connect tubes and bottles to a bulky machine. Not so convenient, right? Well, a lot of research has been conducted in order to understand what new mothers want when it comes to using breast pumps for expressing milk, and the results seem to be pointing towards a demand for hands-free breast pumps wherein they could forego undressing.

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