Archive for the ‘Insurance Information’ Category

Working Without Weaning

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Most find it impossible to breastfeed after they get back to work, it is however very much possible. Breastfeeding involves intense planning; averagely millions of mothers get back to work without weaning their infants.
What does it entail?
1. Understanding on how milk is to be expressed when the mother is at work.
2. Proper equipment’s.
3. Prior planning with baby sitters and the employers.
4. Adverse understanding on how law is applicable on the same situation.
5. Timing and privacy at the workplace. Read More

The Importance Of A Breast Pump

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Whether you are a working or a stay-at-home mom, a breast pump will come in handy when you are breastfeeding. There are a number of scenarios that breast pump is viewed as important and we will look at a few of these and also at how you can get a free breast pump with insurance cover.

Regulation of Breast Milk
In simple language, the more breast milk is demanded, the more the body will produce. This means that breast milk will be produced with accordance to the amount removed either through the normal breastfeeding or through the breast pump. 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

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

Getting Your Breast Pump Covered By Insurance

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Breastfeeding is important not only in nourishing your baby, but also in providing crucial antibodies that will help them fight illnesses through the building of an effective immune system. With that said, there are circumstances that make it quite difficult to be there and breastfeed the conventional way. This is where breast pumps come in. Sometimes you have to handle daily life activities or go back to work and the baby still needs his/her doses of milk for the day. Well, the good news is that you can still do what you want or need to do and a breast pump will make all the difference. Read More

Breast Pumping Tips

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Breast pumping like breast feeding is a skill. Breast pumping comes in handy when you are dealing with challenges when breastfeeding. These challenges can come in the form of biting, low milk supply, ill moms, infections among many others. Sometimes breast pumping can be a challenge in itself and this means that you will need all the help you can get for smooth pumping.

Here are some great tips that will make your pumping session comfortable and more successful when using a manual or electric breast pump. Read More

Breast Pump and Insurance

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Feeding moms and the babies can now enjoy the luxury of knowing that insurance companies support both their feeding efforts and counseling. The ACA better known as the Affordable Care Act or simply the Obamacare requires the insuring companies to cover for health services with breastfeeding support being among the most looked on. For instance if a coverage commenced on August 1, 2012 or later and the company the breastfeeding mother is insured to is any “non-grandfathered” plan then the feeding support and equipment’s must be covered 100% with no cost sharing or forced payments. Read More