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New And Expecting Moms Can Receive A Free Breast Pump With QualCare Insurance
Thanks to measures put in place to promote breastfeeding, many insurance providers cover the cost of a free electric breast pump for new and expecting mothers. New Jersey moms who are insured with QualCare may be eligible to receive these benefits under their current coverage plan. A Medical Supply is a leading provider of high-quality breast pumps from the brands you know and trust. We know you’ve got a lot going on while you prepare for your little one, so we want to do as much as we can for you. With that in mind, we’ll handle the insurance side of things. Just pick out your preferred breast pump and we’ll handle the rest!
Is Breastfeeding Better?
This is a question we hear often. “What’s better: breastfeeding or bottle-feeding?” Thankfully, with the advancements made in infant nutrition, a baby fed on formula will receive all the nutrients they need to grow and develop. However, there are some proven benefits that breast milk offers that even the most expensive baby formula could not replicate. Let’s take a look at some of those benefits for both babies and mothers.
Breastfed babies have a better immune system, and therefore have lower rates of pneumonia, colds, and other viruses. This is because healthy disease-fighting antibodies transfer from mother to baby through breast milk, which helps to make the little ones more adept at fighting off illness.
The immunity benefits of breast milk follow your child for years to come. In fact, breastfed babies are at less of a risk of developing chronic conditions like Crohn’s disease, asthma, diabetes, and allergies later in life.
Breastfeeding can help control weight for both moms and infants. For mothers, breastfeeding can burn several hundred calories per day. And infants have been shown to be more likely to gain the correct amount of weight when breastfed, rather than gaining too much or too little.
Breastfeeding releases a hormone called oxytocin in the mother. This hormone helps to create a strong bond with your baby -- but does more than just that. It also triggers your uterus to contract more quickly back to its pre-pregnancy size which can reduce the amount of postpartum bleeding.
A Med Supply Can Provide Free Breast Pumps For Insured Mothers
If you are insured by one of the providers we accept, you can be eligible for a free breast pump. This can be a vital piece of equipment for moms who are trying to return to work but still want to provide their little ones with breast milk, and gives mothers an option to pump and store their milk for whatever reason. When you use A Med Supply to get your insured breast pump, you have access to all of the other postpartum products and essential nursing supplies you may need, including nursing bras, postpartum support belts, nipple cream, nursing pillows, and more. Head over to our insured breast pump page to get started! Or give us a call at 845-783-6678 if you have any questions.