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Does my health insurance cover lactation support?

By Andrea Ippolito | June 28, 2020

This is the #1 question that moms have. The Affordable Care Act gives women access to lactation counseling without cost-sharing for as long as they are breastfeeding. According to the National Women’s Law Center, the health care law requires all new health plans to cover “comprehensive prenatal and postnatal lactation support [and] counseling.” This means that…

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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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