Returning to Work While Breastfeeding Are you ready for the emotional task of returning to work after your maternity leave? On top of that, are you ready to continue breast pumping when you go back? This may be a little more emotional and require a bit of extra planning than expected, but with our tips, you’ll be prepared to head back to work with confidence. Talking To HR About Breast [...]
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A Guide to Breastfeeding Supplies for Today's DME The Affordable Care Act was a watershed moment in healthcare. One of the most significant changes was the expansion of preventative services to include breastfeeding supplies. This includes: “Breastfeeding comprehensive support and counseling from trained providers, as well as access to breastfeeding supplies, for pregnant and nursing moms... Coverage of comprehensive lactation support and counseling and costs of renting or purchasing breastfeeding equipment [...]
Breast Compression and Why It Helps By Ashley Georgakopoulos, IBCLC and Motif Lactation Director Breast compression refers to the mother hand expressing while the baby is attached and feeding, or while the mother is pumping (hands-on pumping). This technique allows more milk to flow without solely relying on suction. It is particularly helpful in cases where a baby is too sleepy to finish a feed after the letdown response, a milk [...]
Increasing Breast Milk Supply By Ashley Georgakopoulos, IBCLC and Motif Lactation Director Defining Low Supply In terms of actual breast milk supply, as in, the body produces enough to sustain feedings, the mother’s body relies on a number of signals in order to know how much milk is needed. It's referred to as supply and demand, but more appropriately, demand and supply. This is how we are able to feed [...]