Return to work and breastfeeding
Finding a balance between work and personal life after maternity leave is not so easy. Many mothers are torn between the reluctance to part with the baby and the need…

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Breast changes from the beginning of pregnancy to the end of breastfeeding
Medela experts talk about changes in the breast from the beginning of pregnancy to the end of breastfeeding, and also share tips on breast care throughout this period. From the…

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Why is colostrum so important?
Colostrum - the first milk that is produced at the beginning of breastfeeding - is the ideal nutrition for a newborn. It is very concentrated and rich in proteins and…

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What is mature milk?

Breast milk begins to ripen in about two weeks, but it becomes fully mature only when the baby is four weeks old. From this moment, its composition will hardly change – the most significant changes in it have already occurred during the first month.

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Shortly after reaching maturity, breast milk is saturated with components that protect the baby from bacterial and viral infections.1 It is probably no coincidence that it is during this period that the baby begins to take various objects into the mouth. Continue reading

Travel Pump Use: Travel Expression

Sometimes a nursing mother has to leave for a while without her baby – for work or for relaxing. It can be a business trip, a trip to a wedding or to visit friends.

But temporary separation from the baby does not at all mean that he should be left without breast milk. Having prepared properly, you can express breast milk on the road to support its production, store milk on trips and safely deliver it to your baby.

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Expressing at work: tips and tricks for moms

Even if you have secured the support of your superiors, expressing breast milk at the workplace may cause some concern. How will your colleagues relate to your frequent breaks? Will you have the opportunity to retire? But do not worry: if everything is well planned and coordinated, pumping at work will not cause any problems for you, the employer or the baby.

We offer ten top tips for pumping at work.

1. Know your rights
In many countries, the law provides you with the right to express breast milk at work, and your employer Continue reading

2 weeks: intestinal colic
By the second week, the child recovers the weight lost in the first week. By the end of the week, physiological jaundice of newborns is already passing. Infants are born…

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Expressing at work: tips and tricks for moms
Even if you have secured the support of your superiors, expressing breast milk at the workplace may cause some concern. How will your colleagues relate to your frequent breaks? Will…

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Can I get pregnant while breastfeeding
If a woman chooses to continue feeding during pregnancy, and with the birth of a new baby is going to do it at the same time (in tandem), she must…

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Double pumping: more milk in less time
Do you know that double decantation is much faster and more convenient than single decantation? Double pumping is probably the most effective way to provide your baby with breast milk…

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