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At Storkpump, our mission is to create a breastfeeding community for all families through evidence based educational information, accessibility to breastfeeding products, and expert lactation advice. Wherever you find yourself on your breastfeeding journey, the Storkpump Community will help you set the right expectations, learn the best practices and build the confidence in you to have an enjoyable breastfeeding experience.

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Breastfeeding FAQs: Expert Advice

Whether you’re just getting started on your breastfeeding journey or you're several months in,  Storkpump by AdaptHealth, and Motif Medical are shedding light on frequently asked questions.   When should I schedule my first visit with an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)? It’s a great idea to set up an IBCLC…
Melissa Portunato
June 17, 2024
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Manage Nipple Pain for Breastfeeding Success

Understanding Latch   Nipple soreness in the first weeks postpartum can be expected as you and your baby learn to breastfeed. However, pain during feeding is not normal. A good latch is crucial for successful breastfeeding. It ensures your baby is effectively extracting milk without causing pain. If you're struggling with…
Melissa Portunato
April 8, 2024
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Storing Breast Milk: Tips and Guidelines

Each breastfeeding experience is unique. Whether your journey involves occasional pumping, pumping only during work hours, or exclusively expressing breast milk around the clock, it is all a part of breastfeeding. Regardless of how frequently you express your milk, it is essential to handle and store milk with care. Adhering…
Melissa Portunato
March 14, 2024
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What is Parallel Pumping? by Spectra Baby USA

Parallel Pumping is a feeding technique that involves nursing a baby at the breast on one side while simultaneously using a breast pump on the other breast. Why Parallel Pumping? Many mothers are prescribed Triple Feeding (nurse, pump, and feed baby) when latching is difficult or to increase milk supply.…
Melissa Portunato
December 19, 2023
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Finding The Right Flange Fit

What is a Flange?  A breast flange or shield is a plastic funnel that goes directly over your nipple to express breast milk when you are pumping. Flanges are not one size fits all and come in a wide range of sizes from 10mm – 36mm. Most breast pumps will…
Melissa Portunato
October 23, 2023
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How to Order a Breast Pump Through Insurance

Every mom starts pumping for different reasons. Some start immediately after their baby is born because of a health-related circumstance while others choose to exclusively pump right from the beginning. Many mothers often start their pumping journey when returning to work. However, you introduce pumping to your breastfeeding routine, you…
Melissa Portunato
August 18, 2023
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Benefits of Breastfeeding For You and Baby

Breast milk is a living substance packed with nutrients, antibodies, and vitamins, providing the perfect nutritional composition for your growing baby. As your baby develops and responds to the environment around them, the composition of your breast milk will adapt to meet their needs. Breast milk is readily available, easily…
Melissa Portunato
January 12, 2023
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Alcohol and Breastfeeding

You waited 9 months. Nine. N-I-N-E. No wine, no beer, no mimosas at your baby shower. You ate right (minus those, ahem, few late-night trips through the drive-thru), went to bed at a reasonable hour, and refrained from taking a dip in the hot tub during your babymoon. But now…
Chris Camera
October 13, 2022
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