Tag Archives: Breastfeeding

Willow Wearable Breast Pump Now Available Through Insurance

If you’re planning on pumping, and specifically want to explore handsfree options, there’s some exciting news on the wearable breast pump front. The Willow, a handsfree, all-in-one wearable breast pump is now available as an insurance upgrade option via Aeroflow. What Makes Willow Different? The Willow is a wearable breast pump, meaning you stick the two cups in your bra (no special bra is needed, although it won’t work with underwire or padded bras), and let it do its thing. There are no wires, and no tubes, […]

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Medela Freestyle Flex – Small, Mighty, and Mobile

Small and efficient is the name of the game when it comes to pumping on the go, and Medela’s newest pump, the Freestyle Flex, highlights these two essentials in a smart, simple design. This is Medela’s lightest pump yet. Roughly the size of the palm of your hand, and weighing in at just under a pound, the Freestyle Flex is easy to carry around and stash once you get to wherever your day takes you. It’s small size also makes it possible to put in pocket while […]

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Get Breastfeeding Support Anytime, Anywhere With Medela’s 24/7 LC™

Finding a great lactation consultant can make all the difference in the world, especially when breastfeeding doesn’t come easily. Unfortunately, breastfeeding emergencies don’t always line up with traditional lactation consultant schedules, but all that’s about to change thanks to Medela’s 24/7 LC (Lactation Consultant). What is Medela’s 24/7 LC? In addition to making pumps that over a million US moms a year swear by, Medela has also created a pretty badass service to help ease the transition into motherhood. With a 24/7 LC membership, you get immediate answers […]

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Five Beautiful Truths about Postpartum Bodies

photo courtesy of @alliesdasilva Oh boy, this is the thing that is hard to ask, but am I vain because I am not always in love with my postpartum body? I go through waves and cycles of thinking, wait I have a life giving, life sustaining, powerful, beautiful body! I think this in the shower, that my new wider (permanently wider) hips are like Beyoncé, and that my curves are sexy. Then I whip back the shower curtain only to be confronted with my full length mirror and I think, oh […]

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Beverage Guidelines for Babies and Kids

Once you become a parent, encountering conflicting advice is about as common (and maddening) as the ol’ 2am double dump. Even within the few short years between when your infant becomes a toddler, recommendations on everything from car seats to sleeping arrangements can change on a dime. One big source of conflicting information has been in the baby beverage department, specifically what to feed to whom, and when. Early beverage choice is critical to developing healthy choices later on in life. Healthy nutrition choices at an early […]

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Viral Photo Celebrates Different Ways to Feed your Baby

You know what’s old and outdated and lame? This idea that there’s a one size fits all, best way to feed a baby. In the back of our minds, we know that, but the feeding-induced mom guilt struggle is real, especially when you’re scrolling Insta during the 2am feed/scream sesh. Like, who can keep a messy bun looking so messy, yet also so stylish, all day, and why isn’t their baby clawing at their face like a tiny, rabid wolverine while they guzzle down the good stuff? On the […]

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