Lactation & Breastfeeding Resources

What’s in Infant Formula?

By Yvette Zhu | July 3, 2020

We at SimpliFed believe that you gotta do what you think is best for you and your baby. While we try to #normalizebreastfeeding, we also recognize that infant formula is the as well. According to the CDC, 75% of moms are using infant formula by the time their babies are 6 months old. We…

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Infant nutrition infographic and goal setting worksheet

By Andrea Ippolito | July 1, 2020

We at SimpliFed understand the overwhelming pressure to choose how to feed your baby. We want to make it clear that while no option is perfect, every option will result in a happy, healthy baby!  To help you make sense of the incredible amount of information out there to help you make the best decision…

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Does my health insurer cover lactation support?

By Andrea Ippolito | June 28, 2020

This is the #1 question that moms have. In the law of the land (aka the Affordable Care Act, #thanksObama), it is your RIGHT to have access to lactation counseling without cost-sharing for as long as you are breastfeeding. According to the National Women’s Law Center, the health care law requires all new health plans to…

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Food allergies, breastfeeding, and the latest AAP guidelines

By Yvette Zhu | June 23, 2020

Eeek!!! Food Allergies and breastfeeding can get insanely overwhelming. First things first, if you see signs of an allergic reaction with your baby, talk to your pediatrician as soon as you can. For those not experiencing any issues with allergies and want to educate yourself to be informed, we wanted to demystify it for you!…

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Talking through the most asked questions by parents surrounding giving birth during COVID-19

By Andrea Ippolito | June 15, 2020

It is an insane time to be a new parent. You deserve a parade in your name. To help you navigate what is happening, we wanted to summarize the current state of information and recommendations from experts.  Breastfeeding during COVID-19 According to the CDC, breast milk is still the best source of nutrition for most…

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SimpliFed’s Manifesto

By Andrea Ippolito | June 11, 2020

What defines a good mother? There are hundreds of ways one becomes a mom. There are thousands of paths a mom can take during her pregnancy. And there are millions of decisions a mom makes once her child is born. What do I feed my newborn? Should my baby’s poop look like this? Why is…

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