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Not enough breastfeeding moms know their rights, Byram survey finds


WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Fewer than one in five working moms who breastfeed know their rights in the workplace, according to a survey commissioned by Byram Healthcare. Wakefield Research, which conducted the survey, polled 1,000 working moms in the U.S.

Aeroflow launches Pumping Room Makeover contest


ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Breastpumps has launched its second Pumping Room Makeover, sponsored by Medela.

All-new Ameda

Company sets stage for ‘exciting’ Medtrade appearance in October

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – When Ameda launched its Mya Pro breast pump in May the company had the power of a new brand and website behind it.

Aeroflow donates breast pump kits


ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow and Ameda, a breast pump manufacturer, are partnering with Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta to provide breast pump kits for new mothers to use at Dekalb Detention Center.

Aeroflow launches petition


ASHEVILLE, N.C. – There’s been plenty of discussion recently about what the repeal of the Affordable Care Act could mean for healthcare consumers, but Aeroflow Healthcare is doing more than just talking.

Aeroflow launches petition to protect breastfeeding support


ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare has created a petition to keep breastfeeding support as a women’s preventative care guideline available through the Affordable Care Act. Currently, pregnant and new mothers are covered for services like breastfeeding support, but these services are “on the chopping block,” the company states in a press release, under a new administration and a new Congress. “Replacement insurance plans may still include preventative care in bits and pieces, but the most vulnerable populations—young mothers and the children they support—will likely be the hardest hit by elimination of these guidelines,” the release states. Aeroflow’s Mom & Baby division provides lactation support, breast pumps and pumping supplies.

Short takes: Medela


Medela has appointed Melissa Gonzales managing director of the Medela USA business unit. In this role, she will manage the largest market within the Medela group, overseeing both the human milk and healthcare businesses.

Breast pumps: Can you speak millennial?


ATLANTA – Among the changes in the Affordable Care Act was a new requirement for non-grandfathered health plans to cover breastfeeding support and supplies.

Women's boutique jumps into pump manufacturing


LONGVIEW, Texas – When provider Vicki Jones couldn’t offer an expensive breast pump that her customers wanted without losing money on each transaction, she decided to design her own.

Medtrade preview: Can you speak millennial?


ATLANTA - Among the changes in the Affordable Care Act is a requirement for non-grandfathered health plans to cover breastfeeding support and supplies. At Medtrade in Atlanta, in a session titled “How to Reap the Benefits of Health Care Reform to Reach the Millennial Consumer & Expand Retail Sales,” Juli Goldstein, managed care channel manager for Medela, will help attendees understand how best to serve this new generation of consumers.