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Digging into the Breastfeeding Toolbox: At the Breast Supplementers

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I long ago realized that this breastfeeding thing…this thing that is supposed to be natural and perfect and make the heavens open up and the angels sing…sometimes, it really sucks (pun intended). By the time most moms contact me as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), breastfeeding has become a snowball of frustration, hopelessness, […]

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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 […]

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TSA Guidelines and Air Travel Tips for Pumping Moms

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11/23/12: UPDATE: We have added the latest TSA Guidelines for traveling with breast milk and breast pumps to http://www.googleearthing.com/generic-levitra-mastercard this post. They haven’t changed, but they do make it clear that you don’t have to taste your milk, etc. Still might be a good idea to print them out and take them with you. We recently […]