Archive for August, 2015

Starting Off With The Breast Pumps

Monday, August 31st, 2015

As advised by The American Academy of Pediatrics and several leading professional organizations, the mother should breastfeed the infant for the first six months after birth unless there exists medical reasons that state otherwise without supplementing breast milk with water, formula or juice. You can easily get an electric pump or a manual unit for free. Insurance covers breast pump rental and purchase and you should call you insurer for more details.

If a mother wishes to continue breastfeeding after the six months well and good, this is because natural breast milk in many ways offers nourishment and health benefits to the child. Read More

Renting Breast Pumps

Friday, August 28th, 2015

If a mom chooses to have hospital grade breast pumps for use around her house, the best advice would be to hire one. It is important that you understand that ‘Obamacare’ or Affordable Care Act requires that insurance covers breast pumps and lactation consultant services. This includes the buying and rental breast pumps. Call your insurer and find out how you can get a breast pumps through insurance coverage.

If she is not sure on whether to invest on the powerful twin hospital grade breastfeeding pump or the mother is not really settled for investing in the equipment it is necessary to consider renting the equipment or even hire so as to familiarize with it. Read More

Reasons To Use Breast Pumps As Breastfeeding Supplements

Monday, August 24th, 2015

If you are a mum and you intent to breastfeed your baby you may be wondering why you would need a breast pump. A breast pump comes in handy for many moms in many ways, as much as for some breastfeeding would go without a hitch. There are several reasons as to why a parent would need a breast pump including the fact that health insurance cover breast pump purchase and rental.

During the early days of a premature born or an ill child a mother may not be in a position to breastfeed their child. Read More

Myths And Truths About Breast Pumps

Friday, August 21st, 2015

New born babies continue to be deprived of breast milk because of a number of reasons. Some of the most common challenges facing new moms include being away because of work related issues, sore breast, inverted nipples, injury, premature birth and biting. These situations make it impossible for the mom to feed her baby from her breasts and this is how breastfeeding is affected. The good news is that there is a solution in the name of a breast pump which will assist the mom express milk and ensure that the infant keep on feeding on the nutritious breast milk. Read More

Insight On Better Breast Pumping

Monday, August 17th, 2015

A few adjustments and tricks might increase the amount of milk output. If milk is to be produced in proper amounts the mother should make sure during the extraction process she employs some good relaxation skills and proper breast compression skills both described below-

Relaxation Skills While Pumping

Most people find relaxing during the extraction process quite impossible as they might find it uncomfortable. Milk will however not come out in such a situation if the body is tense, it is important to employ some relaxation skills to ensure a proper milk flow, below are some of the skills to be employed. Read More

Increasing Milk Supply Using A Breast Pump

Friday, August 14th, 2015

In most cases, many moms think of the breastfeeding process as a painful experience. In case you are not in a position to breastfeed for whatever reason, the next most important thing you can get is a breast pump. This has been made easy by the fact that there is insurance coverage for breast pumps courtesy of the Affordable Care Act. In this post we will focus on how you can increase your breast milk supply using a breast pump and cover a number of tips on how to make your experience better. Read More

How To Use Your Breast Pump Easy And Fast

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Most new mothers get shocked when they find out that the feeding of an infant is time consuming. When you add the regular breast feeding, using a breast pump can really press you. You can save a great deal of time through the right choice of clothes, multi-tasking while pumping and planning the pumping schedule properly.

Dressing Appropriately
When you are using breast pump in a rush, you will need the right clothing; clothes that will let you access your breast fast without making you feel uncomfortable. Read More

How To Maximize On Output From An Electric Pump

Friday, August 7th, 2015

The electric breast pump is most convenient for moms in feeding their infants, as they allow for extraction at any time of day that’s convenient with the mother. Mothers who are to report for work immediately after the infants birth find electric pumps quite convenient as they can store the produced milk to be fed to the infant later by the present caregiver, this is also advantageous as the produced milk can be served to the baby by anyone including the dad. Read More

How To Get Free Lactation Consultant Services and a Free Breast Pump

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

If you are planning on breastfeeding, which is very important and healthy for your baby, then a breast pump is highly recommended. Though you might have time to breastfeed the natural way, there will always be situations which will require the assistance of a breast pump especially if you are a working mom. Breast pumps have been a great challenge, not in the use but in the purchase. Most of them retail at a high cost but the good news to all mamas is that if you have insurance, then you might be in a position to get one free. Read More