Many women with a good health insurance plan are able to purchase a double-electric breast pump through their insurance at no cost to them. This is fantastic!
Except that many insurance plans are only covering a low-end pump that many lactation consultants refer to as “mastitis machines.” This widely-sold pump is so infamous for . . . → Read More: What Makes a Good Breast Pump?
If you live in the United States, then you most likely do not have paid parental leave from work. Unfortunately, most working moms need to head back to the office just when they’ve established nursing. Pumping can be a real challenge, but hopefully these tips can help you overcome some obstacles!
Not Enough Time . . . → Read More: Obstacles to Pumping at Work and Tips to Overcome Them
Judy, our resident breast pump expert, asked me if I would test out some new valves that Ameda has released to improve their pump efficiency. I currently don’t own an Ameda pump, so she lent me the store’s demo pump, parts, and valves. Why would a store owner go to such trouble for a . . . → Read More: Small Changes, Big Difference: Pump Parts and Milk Expression