Tagged with 'Breast Pumping'

What Causes Clogged Milk Ducts?

Pumping mother with clogged milk ducts

One of the typical worries during lactation is getting a clogged milk duct. Horror stories abound about hard, painful, tender lumps, the lengths people go to get rid of them, and what can happen if they don’t resolve. Luckily, clogged ducts are not as common as you may think, and recently much more about them has become clear. Our experts explain what constitutes a "clogged milk duct" and what to do if you suspect you have this issue. 

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Picking Your Pump: Top 5 Questions

pump selection

Finding a pump that works best for you is a big decision! Answering each question below will guide you toward whether you need a manual pump, standard pump, high-performing pump, or wearable pump. 

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Inducing Lactation for Adoption or Surrogacy

Woman Pumping Breast Milk

If you are an adoptive mother or brought your baby into the world through a surrogate pregnancy, you may want to induce lactation to provide your own milk for your baby. 

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Why Breastfeeding is Beneficial for Moms and Babies

Whether you’re nursing your baby or providing them pumped breast milk, breastfeeding is beneficial for moms and babies. IBCLC Ashley Georgakopoulos shares what those benefits are, and some of them last a lifetime. 

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Breast Pump Flange Sizing- Get the Right Fit

We’ve all had that moment in our lives when something just doesn’t fit. You could try to make it work, but deep down you know items like jeans, shoes, and more that are the wrong size will never be perfect. This is something to keep in mind when choosing your breast pump flange (breastshield) size because the right fit will make a difference between an unsuccessful pumping experience or a great one.

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All About the “MyMedela” Breastfeeding App

Most moms can probably agree that breastfeeding is tough. Breastfeeding while having to stay on top of diaper changes and keep track of when your newborn needs to eat is even tougher. And this is all while you are trying to recover from delivery! That is where the MyMedela breastfeeding app comes in handy.

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Support Breastfeeding: Donate to a Milk Bank

There are many reasons that mommies choose to breastfeed. Breastfeeding is linked to a lower risk of SIDS and less chance of developing diseases such as diabetes and Crohn’s disease. Babies who are breastfed are also known to have fewer ear infections and are less inclined to face childhood obesity. The pros of breastfeeding are truly endless, and it’s no wonder so many moms around the world choose to breastfeed.

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Medela Breast Pump Tubing

Medela has a great reputation in the breast pump world. The company has been around for decades and has helped thousands of women get through the breast pumping process. Medela breast pumps are noted for their suction value, open system, product kits, and high-quality design. From the breast shields to valves to tubing, the Medela breast pump is a great product for any new mom.

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Spectra Breast Pumps

Moms, when it comes to deciding on which breast pump brand to choose, it can be a lot of work! There are several brands available, and each offer unique styles and options. Aeroflow Breastpumps carries the best brands available.

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Medela Pump in Style

There are so many different brands and types of breast-pumps on the market today. From manual to hospital grade, Medela to Spectra- how will you know which is the best fit for you and your baby? Medela has been the leading name in breastfeeding supplies and equipment for over 50 years, and carries a wide array of pumps and accessories.

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