• Q&A: Getting a pump through insurance

    Q&A: Getting a pump through insurance

    How to get started and what you need to know about getting a free breast pump through your insurance. Our resident Molly Petersen, Certified Lactation Counselor, chats with Pregnancy Magazine UP NEXT: Check out our insurance locator
  • Fenugreek and milk supply

    Fenugreek and milk supply

    What is it and does it work?   What is Fenugreek? Fenugreek is a herb often associated with helping to increase milk supply when breastfeeding. Before you go out and buy some, it's important to know the facts!*   Does it really increase milk supply like moms claim on social media? According to KellyMom, the few studies that have been...
  • Smoothie recipes for milk supply

    Smoothie recipes for milk supply

    Worried about your milk supply? Try these smoothies! All of the below smoothies were submitted by mamas and may help increase your supply because they contain oatmeal. Why oatmeal? Well, it's rich in iron and low levels of iron may decrease your supply. Mackenzie from Los Angeles, CA My go to when I was breastfeeding my son! Now I can't...
  • Feeding Expressed Breastmilk to Breastfed Babies

    Feeding Expressed Breastmilk to Breastfed Babies

    Introducing bottles to breastfed babies can be a stressful and emotional time for parents and baby.
  • How to get a breast pump through insurance

    How to get a breast pump through insurance

    Tips from our resident expert and certified lactation counselor Molly Petersen. Coverage varies depending on your insurance, but most moms can get a double electric breast pump like the our Smartpump or SignaturePro for free! "Often, your insurance company will use a durable medical equipment provider (DME) to fulfill your breast pump benefit," she says. "You can contact your insurance provider...
  • Keeping Frozen Breastmilk Safe During Power Outages

    Keeping Frozen Breastmilk Safe During Power Outages

    Power outages during a storm can be stressful. But if you are a nursing mother and have frozen milk, it can be an all-out nightmare. Power outages can be anticipated in the case of hurricane or winter storms, but sometimes they are unexpected. Number one rule? Don’t panic. Not only will panicking increase your stress level, but an increased stress...
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