Tagged with 'Ask An Expert'

How To Prepare for Breastfeeding if You Are at Risk of Having a Low Milk Supply

Woman Breastfeeding Baby

Did you know that breastfeeding challenges are common, especially for first time pregnant women and new moms? It's important to know and recognize the risk factors ahead of time!

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All You Need To Know About Hospital-Grade Breast Pumps

A hospital-grade breast pump is a multi-user rental breast pump designed for mothers with medical issues preventing them from properly breastfeeding their babies, or for mothers of babies with genetic issues in the NICU. Most moms use a personal hospital strength double-electric breast pump. Learn the differences between these types of pumps, their functions, and typical availability through insurance. 

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Best Foods To Eat While Breastfeeding and Pumping

New moms are so busy prioritizing the care of their newborn that they often overlook taking care of themselves, however, taking care of yourself and eating the right foods will impact your baby's health too. IBCLC Dr. Jessica Madden shares what moms should eat (and avoid) while producing breast milk. 

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16 Breastfeeding Superfoods

A new baby can mean less time to spend on you. Between changing diapers and breastfeeding the little one, it is easy to forget to feed yourself. Remember taking care of yourself is most important so that you’re energized and ready to take on the tasks that life throws at you with a new baby at home.

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How to Store and Freeze Breast Milk

Many new moms find it difficult to keep up with breastfeeding when they return to work or school as their schedules get more and more packed. Beyond getting a breast pump and planning out a pumping schedule, you might wonder about breast milk storage during the day. We are here to help you lay out a plan!

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Planning to Breastfeed? A Lactation Consultant Can Help

Many first-time moms assume that because breastfeeding is natural, it will come easily to them. But breastfeeding is a totally new experience for you and your baby, and there can be a learning curve.

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Meet Our New Medical Advisor, Amira Mouad, CPO

We’re excited to introduce the newest addition to our clinical staff, Amira Mouad, CPO. She is a certified Prosthetist Orthotist (CPO) who has been practicing for 5 years. Amira will be helping Aeroflow provide the best possible educational resources for our Compression patients.

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Breastfeeding and Fertility

My work as an IBCLC gives me the opportunity to hear directly from lactating moms, and a common topic that comes up is Breastfeeding & Fertility. From questions about birth control while breastfeeding, to general fertility issues, here are some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Why Stay At Home Moms Need Breastpumps

If you’re a new mother and plan on staying at home with your little one, you might be wondering why stay at home moms need breast pumps. It’s a very valid question that our breast pump specialists at Aeroflow get asked often. While you might not be working away from the home or traveling much, being a stay at home mom is a full time job and it is hard work!

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