Most of us don’t know enough about the pelvic floor to decipher what pieces of advice & information are true, versus those that are not. Because this group of muscles is responsible for supporting our pelvic organs, stabilizing the pelvis & core, and is essential to our everyday lives, we pulled together the top myths heard by a Pelvic Floor Therapist and carefully debunked each one.
For some mother-baby duos, feeding comes easily but for many new moms, it’s the start of a postpartum emotional rollercoaster ride. All that goes into feeding your baby impacts your mental wellness. Here are six ways to support your mental and emotional well-being when it comes to breastfeeding, pumping, or formula feeding.
Physical activity during pregnancy can help you stay strong and comfortable as your body grows. Once you reach the third trimester, you might find that your body wants to slow down. So how do we keep up with the benefits of exercise & staying strong for labor when our bodies don’t want to do much? These are the best exercises to focus on during the third trimester to stay prepared for labor, delivery, and postpartum.
For some, pumping is an occasional task and for others, breast pumping multiple times a day or even exclusive pumping, becomes their new normal. Whether it's to relieve pain and engorgement or to stockpile milk to use after the end of maternity leave, there are many ways for mothers to go back and forth between breastfeeding and pumping.
Tricare covers a breast pump and breast pump supplies at no cost to you and your family. Additionally, most Tricare plans cover compression socks, pregnancy bands, and postpartum recovery garments. Learn how to get your motherhood essentials through Tricare today!
Per the Affordable Care Act, most insurance companies cover breastfeeding supplies and equipment at little to no cost to patients as a preventative benefit. Learn how simple it is to get your top-of-the-line free breast pump and other motherhood essentials from Aeroflow Breastpumps through your Humana insurance!
When new moms were surveyed, 90% said they would recommend other new moms spend more time preparing for their own recovery after giving birth. We hope to improve the postpartum experience by making sure moms have access to the best products and resources, like Lansinoh's new line of birth recovery products.
One thing that is often left out of pregnancy decision-making is choosing which birthing positions to use during labor and delivery. The most popular birthing position in the U.S. is the semi-sitting, or lithotomy position. This position has become popular over time because it facilitates labor and delivery interventions, such as forceps or placement of a vacuum.
However, there are a myriad of other birthing and delivery positions, all of which have their own pros and cons.
Cigna health insurance covers a free breast pump for the majority of its members. Wondering how it all works? Our Specialists will help you easily navigate the Cigna insurance coverage guidelines for breast pumps and other motherhood essentials today!