Mamas in the Know Blog

Understanding the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law on March 23rd, 2010, and was upheld in the Supreme Court on June 28th, 2012. The Affordable Care Act and Patient Protection is a law meant to reform health care in America by expanding coverage, controlling health care costs, and improving the delivery and systems of health care across the board.

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Preventing Mastitis

Yup, we’re talking about the dreaded M word—mastitis. It is just as bad, if not worse than the stories you have heard.  Initially all you may feel is just a slight pain or tenderness in your breast; however that can turn into full blown flu symptoms that include fever, nausea, chills, and more.

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Questions To Ask At Your First Prenatal Appointment

Congratulations! You just found out you are pregnant and now it’s time to schedule your first pre-natal appointment. Typically, your first prenatal appointment will be scheduled during your 8th week of pregnancy. This first visit will most likely be the longest. It will be helpful to arrive to your appointment with a list of questions to ask your healthcare provider.

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Safe Sunscreens for You and Baby

Are you as excited as we are that winter is finally behind us?  Hooray for summer!  The birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and the kids are out of school.  But with summer comes lots of time outdoors and sunshine! This means it is time to load that sunscreen on you and your new little one.

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Tips for Increasing Your Breast Milk Supply

It is relatively common for new mothers to worry whether they are producing enough milk. In fact, many mothers wrongfully assume that they have a low milk supply. This misconception is the most common reason new mothers wean off breastfeeding and decide to supplement or move entirely to formula.

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The Top Breast Pump Accessories You Should Know About

Aeroflow Breastpumps not only offers the most recognized breast  pumps in the breast-feeding industry, but we also offer a wide variety of breast pump accessories. Our online retail store Aeroflow Mom and Baby has all the breast pump accessories you are looking for and more!

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Obtaining a Prescription for Your Breast Pump

You may already know that breastfeeding equipment and supplies are covered by most insurance policies when acquired from a Durable Medical Equipment, (DME) provider like Aeroflow Breastpumps.  Simply complete our Qualify through Insurance form by clicking here to learn if your insurance policy provides coverage for a breast pump. 

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What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag

Preparing items to grab quickly for your delivery stay is a great way to ensure you’ll have the things you need while giving birth.  Readiness will also reduce anxiety and stress, giving your mind freedom to focus on the arrival of your new baby.  So how do you determine what to pack in your hospital bag?  Well, your friends at Aeroflow Breastpumps have comprised a check list to help.

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