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Will My Insurance Pay For My Breast Pump?

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Questions about whether your insurance will pay for your breast pump? You’re not alone. Many questions remain as the Affordable Care Act applies to more policies, but here’s what we know now: Under the Affordable Care Act, breast pumps are covered 100% by insurance for all healthcare plans that begin after August 1, 2012. This […]

New Documentary Highlights the Importance of Human Milk Banking and Donor Milk

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Three years ago, filmmaker Kevin West and his wife experienced the heartbreak of losing their baby in the eighth month of pregnancy. After the tragic loss, West and his wife learned about milk banking, and his wife became a milk donor to the Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA). “Your body doesn’t realize […]

AAP revises breastfeeding policy

New Breastfeeding Policy Statement From the American Academy of Pediatrics

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Today the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released its new policy statement on breastfeeding, making several key changes to its 2005 statement. Because the AAP’s recommendations carry significant weight with moms and health care providers, we wanted to share some of the important changes to the AAP’s recommendations as well as the shift in its […]