What to Expect When You’re Breastfeeding Multiples

I’ve had multiples on my mind lately. Over the last few weeks, I have presented a curriculum for breastfeeding multiples classes at ILCA (the International Lactation Association Annual Conference), taught a breastfeeding class for eight families expecting twins this fall and have seen several moms and their twins in my office. Talk about seeing double! […]

New Report Recommends Insurance Coverage of Breastfeeding Support

We talk a lot here about the “booby traps” that prevent moms from meeting their breastfeeding goals, and lack of insurance coverage for lactation services is a big one. While most hospitals provide some degree of the best choice in-patient breastfeeding support, many insurance companies don’t cover lactation support after discharge, forcing new moms to pay out-of-pocket to 50 mg levitra […]

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Resources for Medications and Breastfeeding: There’s an app for that!

“My doctor prescribed me _____ drug; do I have to stop nursing?”  Almost every day we hear from moms who have questions about the safety of medications while breastfeeding. Fortunately there are some terrific resources for nursing moms who need evidence-based information, including a free helpline for pregnant and breastfeeding moms and brand new smartphone […]

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Hygeia Enjoye LBI green eco-friendly breast pump

Get Your Green on This Week. No Pumps in Dumps!

Green. As in money, envy, environmental consciousness, Saint Patrick’s Day and Hygeia’s green breast pumps! As we celebrate St Paddy’s Day this week, get your green on. Hygeia has the distinction of being a leader in recyclable breast pumps. The product line not only boasts quality pumps of better portability, but they also can be […]