On Wednesday, I’ll board a plane for the first time since my son’s birth in April 2008 to attend the BlogHer conference in Chicago. I would like to thank Medela for sponsoring my trip to BlogHer and WebmasterRadio.fm for their support.
There are so many different breast pump models on the market, and deciding between them can seem confusing. So many factors influence breast pump purchases. In my opinion, the biggest factors are budget and frequency of use. Every mother needs to weigh those factors before picking the pump that fits her lifestyle. Someone who rarely pumps may be content with a manual option or a single-pump. More frequent users generally want automatic, dual breastpumps. While hospital-grade breastpumps can cost hundreds of dollars, you can find high-quality occasional-use models for well-under $100.
As a breastfeeding mom, I’m really attached to my baby in the literal sense. Newborns need to eat frequently, with some “dining at mom’s” every two hours or so. If you want to breastfeed and go back to work, go out on a child-free date with your husband, or just have someone else take one […]