Are you a working, breastfeeding mom? Pumping while away from your baby is hard work, even when you are provided time and a private space to pump. Check out this article that outlines your protections when it comes to pumping, breastfeeding and work. http://kellymom.com/bf/pumpingmoms/employed-moms/your-rights-as-a-breastfeeding-employee/
Conjunctivitis? Baby acne? Sore nipples? Breastmilk can be used for beneficial and healing purposes, in addition to its main purpose of nutrition and feeding! Check out one of how favorite breastfeeding related websites, Kellymom.com for a list of alternative uses and benefits of breastmilk! http://kellymom.com/bf/can-i-breastfeed/illness-surgery/healing-breastmilk/
Did you know that as of January 2014 lactation counseling and supplies are a required covered health service. This means that most insurance is required to cover lactation consults without cost sharing! For more information HRSA has guidelines about services covered and the National Women’s Law Center has a Toolkit and a Sample Letter for Lactation Counseling Coverage that can… Read More We’ve got you covered!
We have had a lot of great feedback lately and one of our near and dear working mommas asked us to write a blog about how to maintain supply when traveling. As we discussed in last week’s blog, breastfeeding in public can be difficult for many moms. When we talk about pumping in public we… Read More On the Road Again
So, we would like to start this blog off by telling you that in the US, the law explicitly protects mothers who breastfeed their babies in public. But we can’t, because the sad truth is that not all States have laws that exempt mothers from indecency or nudity violations while breastfeeding. Federal law protects mothers… Read More Breastfeeding In Public… just not where anybody could perhaps see you.
When I thought about writing this post, I have to be honest, I kinda dreaded it. Just like I kinda dread the subject. Pumping. Who likes to feel like a milking cow? I know there are exclusive pumpers out there and I mean no offense. As a personal preference I would just much rather breastfeed… Read More Ahh pump it, pump it good. Ahh pump it ppppump it real good.