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!

 

Signs of Ovulation

Signs of Ovulation

Read Time: 3.5 minutes TL;DR Ovulation occurs when one of a woman's ovaries releases an egg that travels down the fallopian tubes where it may be fertilized by sperm, implementing into the lining of the uterus. Ovulation typically only lasts one day and occurs...

Breastfeeding Your Premature Infant

Breastfeeding Your Premature Infant

3 minutes TL;DR   Because your new little one may not be able to breastfeed until he or she has grown, the doctor may recommend that your little one receive nutrition via a tube, cup or bottle. Your baby may be required to stay in the NICU until he or she is ready to...

Combining Breast and Bottle Feeding

Combining Breast and Bottle Feeding

Read time: 3 minutes TL;DR Experts agree that breastfeeding your little one for the first year of his or her life will provide the best nutritional start, but different challenges can make doing so difficult. If possible, experts recommend waiting until...

Pregnancy Checklist: Third Trimester

Pregnancy Checklist: Third Trimester

Congratulations! You've made it to the final trimester of your pregnancy. At this point, you may start to feel somewhat uncomfortable as your baby continues to grow and your body prepares for your little one's arrival. You may feel slightly overwhelmed at...

Pregnancy Checklist: Second Trimester

Pregnancy Checklist: Second Trimester

Congratulations! You are officially in the second trimester of your pregnancy. This is the trimester that women typically enjoy the most. Morning sickness and tiredness normally go away, and you aren't so big yet that pregnancy is uncomfortable. You may...

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