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  • Here’s a Toolkit for Getting Breastfeeding Support From Your Insurance Company

    The non-profit National Women’s Law Center has released a report detailing insurance company non-compliance with the preventive care coverages mandated in the Affordable Care Act. While many insurance companies have stepped up to the plate in terms of providing breast pumps to new moms without cost, not all have; and getting no-cost lactation support is […]

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  • Product review: Kiinde Twist Bottle System

    Several months ago, there was a well-publicized gathering at MIT with the stated objective of making pumping easier and more efficient. (For clarity, MIT is the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, not lactation jargon.) Yep, these highly technical minds were directed toward the mundane female task of pumping breastmilk. Ideas take time and something may come […]

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  • “You can’t do that here!”

    Nursing your baby…when baby is hungry…wherever you happen to be. That’s one of the best things about breastfeeding, right? While most moms probably nurse just about anywhere without batting an eye (or turning an eye), clearly that’s not the case for all moms. “New mother told not to breastfeed in hospital waiting room” “Mom says she […]