How to Choose the Right Breast Pump For You
Finding the right breast pump can feel very overwhelming as there are so many options. At Insurance Covered Breast Pumps, we offer only the best brands from top manufacturers so you can feel confident in your choice of breast pumps. There are a few questions that you should ask when choosing your breast pump.
1. Do you want battery or plug-in?
Some pumps are battery operated so you don’t need to be tethered to a wall with an outlet. Read More
How to Get Free Enfamil Formula for Premature Babies
As we told you here, we are so excited that in addition to helping mamas get their breast pump and breastfeeding supplies free through insurance, we now also offer specialty formulas free through insurance.
One of those formulas we offer is Enfamil NeuroPro EnfaCare Formula for babies who were born prematurely.
This formula was designed to cater specifically to preemies’ needs. Since premature babies are small and immature, they need extra help to grow and store fat. Read More
5 New Holiday Traditions to Try
Celebrating your first holiday season with a new baby is such a special, wonderful time. A lot of families get to meet new additions for the first time over the holidays. It truly is a time when memories are made.
Here are a few of the holiday traditions we love at ICBP!
1. Buy (and photograph) matching family PJs
Clearly this is a very tried and true tradition, but for good reason! First of all, it’s cozy and sweet to spend a winter weekend at home watching movies in the same PJs. Read More
How Breastfeeding Affects Fertility
There are a lot of rumors swirling around out there about how breastfeeding can affect fertility. We are here to clear up all those misconceptions so that you can be in charge of growing your family at the right time for you.
Can I Get Pregnant While Breastfeeding?
The #1 question a lot of new moms ask is if they can get pregnant while breastfeeding. The answer is — yes. It is definitely possible. While breastfeeding can inhibit ovulation, it doesn’t always work that way, so it’s important to assume that you can get pregnant. Read More
Introducing the Elvie Breast Pump
At Insurance Covered Breast Pumps we are always keeping on top of the new breastfeeding and pumping trends. One of the ones that has really taken the pumping mama community by storm is a wearable, tube-free breast pump.
That’s why we are so excited to announce we now offer the Elvie.
The Elvie is a wearable, lightweight double breast pump that has no tubes, fits in your bra, and is silent.
In other words, the Elvie allows mamas to pump while carrying on with their lives. Read More
6 Surprising Things About Having a Baby
Having a baby is a shock. Literally. You will be shocked by how much love you feel, how much work there is, and how different your life is.
Here are six things that we think are very surprising about having a baby.
1. How much bodily fluid there is
This includes from both mother and child. When you wake up and your shirt and sheets are soaked, your first thought will be — is that breastmilk, urine, or blood. Read More
How to Make Breastfeeding Enjoyable
The truth about breastfeeding is that even though it can be a powerful bonding experience, very few people actually call it enjoyable. The cracked nipples, midnight feeds, and loss of freedom are just a couple reasons why many new moms find breastfeeding to be challenging.
However, there is definitely joy in breastfeeding. The snuggles, the skin-to-skin contact, the feeling that you are able to provide sustenance to your child when nobody else can — those are all reasons to celebrate breastfeeding and embrace the joy it provides. Read More
What to Do if Weaning Your Baby is Emotional
When the time has come to wean your baby, not only are there physical considerations which we talked about here, but there will also be A LOT of emotions.
Each time I weaned one of my babies, I felt equal parts relief and a deep sadness. For me, weaning meant that their baby stage was over and they were turning into little people. I also felt like I was taking something away from them that brought them a lot of comfort. Read More
4 Tips on How to Wean Your Baby
Weaning your baby comes with two very distinct categories: emotions and logistics. Today I’m going to tackle the logistics part of weaning a child, and next will come the emotional post.
Every mother will experience weaning differently. For some it will be wonderful and freeing, others will find it difficult and emotional. Additionally, it can also be very painful. Here are four tips for how to wean your child with the least amount of hassle and pain possible. Read More
Insurance Covered Formulas
At Insurance Covered Breast Pumps, our goal is to make sure every baby is fed. Whether that is from breast or bottle, we believe that #fedisbest.
That’s why we are excited to announce we now offer Insurance Covered Baby Formula on our site.
We offer many different formulas that were designed to feed babies who need an extra boost.
Created to help those children who need extra iron and calories, we carry metabolic formulas. Click here to see all the options. Read More
How to even begin this post? Going back to work after having a baby is one of those experiences that you will think about and remember for a long time, if not forever. When I left my daughter to return to work, she was 12 weeks old. I was lucky to be able to take my full maternity leave (I believe it was 60% paid).
The first day I remember feeling so many mixed emotions. On one hand, I did not want to leave my baby. Read More
When it’s time to pick the best breast pump for you, there are going to be a lot of questions. So we’re here to help! Here are some of our most asked questions.
Will my insurance cover my breast pump?
Under the Affordable Care Act, most insurance plans cover breast pumps, with the exception of some grandfathered plans. Our specialists are trained in working with your insurance company to get your pump covered. Let us do the dirty work!
When can I order my pump? Read More