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

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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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What is Relactation?

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Relactation is the process of resuming breastfeeding after one’s milk has dried up and can be started weeks to months after stopping breastfeeding. Relactating is achievable for most women but requires having a lot of time, patience, good support, and realistic expectations.

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What I Wish I Knew About Postpartum Recovery

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Most moms spend time preparing for birth and the newborn that comes with it. But what about our own recovery? We know the early weeks of postpartum recovery will be difficult, but are we really prepared for the long haul? Real moms share what they really wish they'd known about postpartum recovery before birth.

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Eight Myths and Facts About the Pelvic Floor

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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.

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The Boob-Brain Connection is Real

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.

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Best Pregnancy Exercises to Prepare for Childbirth

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. 

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How To Combine Breastfeeding and Pumping

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.

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Humana Insurance Guidelines for Breast Pumps

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! 

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Cigna Covered Breast Pumps

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!

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