Mamas in the Know Blog

Push Presents

Pregnant women tend to receive a lot of gifts.  From the baby showers to siblings and friends giving you their baby hand-me-downs, there is certainly no shortage of incoming loot.  Recently there has been a surge in what women like to call “Push Presents”, a gift for mom for being pregnant for 9 months and then giving birth.

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Upgrade your Insurance Breastpump

If you've been following our blog you would have noticed we recently discussed Medela’s Pump In Style Advanced Tote as well as Hygeia’s EnJoye™ LBI Breastpump with Deluxe Tote Set.  Although these breastpumps are from different manufacturers the one thing they have in common is they are both insurance breastpump upgrades.

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Why Does My Insurance Only Cover Manual Breast Pumps?

Help! Why does my insurance only cover manual breast pumps? This is a question that the Breastpump Specialists at Aeroflow Healthcare are asked daily. While a large percentage of insurance companies do cover double electric breast pumps, there are still a lot of plans out there that do not.

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Options for Medicaid Moms or Grandfathered Plans

While most commercial plans began implementing breast pump coverage August 2012 in accordance with the Affordable Care Act, there are still a few exceptions to the rule.The level of coverage provided by commercial insurance plans differs with each interpretation of the law. Some plans provide extensive coverage with lactation counseling and hospital-grade pumps.

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4 Household Chores to Avoid During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, you must take the utmost care of yourself as you are not only responsible for your own well being but for that of the life growing inside of you. During pregnancy there are several household chores that should be avoided. Avoid carrying heavy loads:  Your healthcare provider will provide recommendations on how much weight is safe to carry. 

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What Medela Accessories Will I Need?

After just a few pumping sessions with their new Medela pump, many moms will discover the need for Medela accessories that can save bundles of time and headache. The Aeroflow Mom and Baby online store has several breast pump accessories from Medela aimed to make pumping easier, and we’ve outlined some of the must-haves here:

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Can You Breastfeed If You Have Implants?

With breast augmentation being one of the most popular cosmetic procedures there is one question frequently posed to plastic surgeons when a woman is considering implants. Below are some key questions most mothers ask: Can you breastfeed if you have implants? Most likely yes, but there are several points one should consider.

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