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Medela participates in mom-and-baby panel

October 30, 2019HME News Staff

MCHENRY, Ill. - Medela joined U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., and the March of Dimes to host a panel on the racial disparities in the rising maternal and infant mortality rates in Chicago and the rest of the country. Panelists discussed key drivers behind these rising rates and interventions aimed at reducing them, including providing adequate education and resources to support breastfeeding. “Together, we have work to do to keep mothers and their babies healthy and safe,” said Melissa...

Breastfeeding, Maternal and infant mortality rates, Medela, Sen. Duckworth


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Byram advocates for working women

September 6, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Breast pumps allow women to return to work while still nursing, but many don't know they have rights to make that transition easier. That's something Byram Healthcare wants to change, says CEO Perry Bernocchi.“It's part of Byram's social responsibility to educate new moms that this is a benefit to them,” said Bernocchi. “We also wanted to develop working tools that they can bring to their employer if their employer is unaware.”Byram, whichsells about 15,000...

Breast Pumps, Breastfeeding, Byram Healthcare, Perry Bernocchi


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Medela, author partner on 'Breastfeeding: Uncovered'

August 6, 2019HME News Staff

MCHENRY, Ill. - Medela has partnered with Kimberly Seals-Allers, author of the best-selling “The Big Letdown,” on a digital narrative series that shares stories from breastfeeding moms. The stories that make up “Breastfeeding: Uncovered” focus on moms who need to overcome a range of obstacles to breastfeed, like those who are incarcerated or going through substance abuse withdrawal. “We know that social support is a big factor when it comes to meeting your breastfeeding...

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Not enough breastfeeding moms know their rights, Byram survey finds

August 1, 2019HME News Staff

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. with children ages two and under who are breastfeeding or recently breastfed. More than half of working moms (52%) said they didn't know they are legally entitled to a room to pump or express milk for a full year after giving birth. They said they were...

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Aeroflow launches Pumping Room Makeover contest

August 1, 2019HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow Breastpumps has launched its second Pumping Room Makeover, sponsored by Medela. The contest will provide one grand prize winner with a pumping room makeover in their workplace, bringing awareness to the importance of safe, comfortable lactation rooms for working moms. Participants should submit an entry form, along with photos of the existing or potential lactation space they are nominating by Aug. 31. “We want to be an advocate for all breastfeeding mothers who return...

Aeroflow, Breast Pumps, Breastfeeding, Contest


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