• Pumping Tips: Making It Work at Work

    Pumping Tips: Making It Work at Work

    You've packed your pump and are heading to work. Here are some tips for making it a win, win, win: for you, your baby and your employer.
  • Tips for Storing Breastmilk

    Tips for Storing Breastmilk

    You've worked hard to pump your breastmilk, so you'll want to make sure it's properly stored. Here are some tips for storage and thawing.
  • Pumping profiles: the double electric breast pump

    Pumping profiles: the double electric breast pump

    Our friend Louise from Mama Bean Parenting shares her insights! The double electric breast pump is something of a staple in the world of breastfeeding and thanks to the Affordable Care Act, most insurance companies will cover the entire cost of a pump.   One of the reasons that I’m writing this is to spread the message that pumps are...
  • Pumping profiles: the mighty hand pump

    Pumping profiles: the mighty hand pump

    Our friend Louise from Mama Bean Parenting shares her insights!   If we are lucky, we are told during pregnancy to prepare for feeding our babies.  We are given information leaflets with pictures and paragraphs detailing the perfect latch and like an exam to study for, we are lured into believing that with the correct information booklet to hand, we will sail...
  • Pumping profiles: the Smartpump

    Pumping profiles: the Smartpump

    Our friend Louise from Mama Bean Parenting shares her insights! To complete our Pumping Profiles series, this week we're meeting Emily, who uses an all-singing-all-dancing Smartpump. I am so thrilled to share Emily's story, as she reminds each and every one of us to remember why we are making the choices that we make.  This working mama's message is one of encouragement...
  • Flanges: How to Get the Right Fit

    Flanges: How to Get the Right Fit

    First off, what is a flange? Well, it's the piece of the pump that goes around your breast. Here's what you need to know about fit.   Properly fitted flanges: Allow your nipple to move in and out freely without touching or rubbing along the sides Draw in only your nipple and a small portion of your areola   Improperly...
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