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  • Breastfeeding Essentials: Must-Haves for Nursing and Pumping Moms
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    Breastfeeding Essentials: Must-Haves for Nursing and Pumping Moms

    As a two-time breastfeeding mother, I have discovered some products that make the breastfeeding journey a little more comfortable. From a supportive nursing bra to soothing nipple cream, here are the top must-haves that I recommend for any nursing or pumping mom. Nursing Bra Although many women enjoy going braless, I quickly discovered that a […] More

  • Medela Recycles
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    Medela Recycles

    Medela is proud to announce Medela Recycles, a program focused on helping moms who have finished their breastfeeding journey help another mom start hers. The program was created in response to a petition on Change.org launched by an eco-conscious mother to encourage Medela to develop a system to allow mothers to properly dispose of their old pumps to keep […] More

  • Woman Denied Right to Pump Breast Milk at Work
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    California Mother Denied Right to Pump Breast Milk at Work

    According to federal law, a woman has the right to breastfeed her child and pump her breast milk when and where she needs: “Among many provisions, Section 4207 of the law amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938 (29 U.S. Code 207) to require an employer to provide reasonable break time for an […] More

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    Breastfeeding Law Protects Women at Work

    You may not be familiar with the law—it was, after all, tucked away inside President Obama’s health care reform legislation—but it exists, and it is a law aimed squarely at protecting women who choose to breastfeed their babies or pump breast milk at work. Part of the Affordable Care Act, which was signed into law […] More