Breastfeeding Blog & Resources

Keep up to date with Ameda Direct and news from the breastfeeding / breast pumping world! Read our helpful articles below and get in touch with us if you’re interested in our products or just need support during your breastfeeding journey!

 

Packing Your Hospital Bag

  Read time: 4 minutes TL;DR Packing your hospital bag might seem like a small task, but preparation is key to ensuring comfort at the hospital during labor, delivery and recovery. Be sure to have your ID, insurance card and credit card safe and easily accessible...

Best Bottles for Breastfed Babies

Read time: 3.5 minutes TL;DR Even if you plan on exclusively breastfeeding your baby, it's important to introduce a bottle so that he or she can be fed pumped milk or formula if the need arises. Your baby will need to transition if you plan on going back to work, need...

TSA Travel Tips for Nursing Mothers

Read time: 3.5 minutes TL;DR If you’re nursing and traveling without your baby, you’ll need to bring along your breast pump and extra supplies and accessories to ensure your trip goes smoothly. Be sure to bring your normal supplies, plus extra batteries, cleaning...

Getting Enough Sleep With A Newborn

Read time: 3 minutes TL;DR A lack of sleep and utter exhaustion from caring for a new baby around the clock are sure to make you feel emotional and weary. During the first three months, your baby requires between 16 and 17 hours of sleep a day, though he or she will...

2018 Mommy Wishlist

If you are looking for a gift for a new or expecting mom, it’s a good idea to look beyond the baby aisle. While everyone adores little baby clothes, shoes and toys, those gifts are technically for the new little one and not the new mom. It’s nice to help...

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