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Upgrade Your Ardo Breast Pump with Commercial Insurance

ardo calypso go to pureMatriarch Women’s Health Supply provides breast pumps in Texas that are of the highest quality while also complying with Medicaid. However, if you have certain commercial health insurance policies, you are eligible to upgrade your breast pump selection. The Ardo Calypso is already one of the best closed-system breast pumps on the market, but getting the upgrade is very much worth it if your insurance policy covers it.

Ardo Calypso Upgrade

Ardo is famous around the globe for their high-quality, Swiss made pumps. With some commercial insurance policies, you can upgrade to the Ardo Calypso Go To Pure. This upgrade comes with the Calypso breast pump and:

  • Two pump sets with multiple breast shells (26 mm and 31 mm)
  • Two breast shell inserts (28 mm)
  • Two Optiflow 26 mm
  • Brush for cleaning
  • Bottle holder
  • Battery compartment
  • Power adapter
  • Two lip valves (spare part)
  • High-quality carrying bag complete with 4 milk bottles
  • Cooler bag and cooling elements
  • Amaryll hand-pump operating lever.

The Ardo Calypso is the quietest breast pump on the market and boasts impressive features that will help mothers on their breastfeeding journey. With 64 settings, you can customize your pumping experience to meet your unique pumping needs. Contact Matriarch Women’s Health Supply at (888)772-0370 to find out if you qualify for a breast pump upgrade today.

How Dads Can Help in the Breastfeeding Process – Pt. 2

happy couple holding babyIn our last post, we gave some great advice for dads who want to help their partner as much as possible during the breastfeeding process. Here are three more  tips that new dads can use:

Bonding with Your Child – Many dads worry that they are not getting the same bonding experience with their child as their partner during these early stages of your baby’s life. But don’t worry! You can bond with your child by engaging in plenty of skin-on-skin contact when they are not being fed. You can also bring the baby to your partner when it is time to feed, which is very helpful for her and gets you some needed bonding time.

Be as Helpful as Possible – Your partner is likely overwhelmed with this new situation. Be as helpful as possible by helping with or taking over housework, cooking, and taking care of your other kids if you have them. You can also help by assisting with the breastfeeding itself. When it is time to feed, bring all of the equipment she needs, like her nursing pillow, to her. Help her get the baby into a comfortable position and let her know that you are there if she needs anything. A relaxed mother can breastfeed more easily.

Be Thoughtful – Give your partner plenty of affection and attention during this time, and let her know that she is loved. Additionally, be aware that she needs time to heal and may not be ready for intimacy yet.

When you need breast pumps in Texas, trust Matriarch Women’s Health Supply. We work with your insurance to get you the best breast pumps on the market at no cost to you.

How Dads Can Help in the Breastfeeding Process – Pt. 1

parents and baby spending time togetherYour partner has decided to breastfeed your child – and that’s amazing! Breastfeeding has many benefits for the physical and mental development of the baby. You may think that, as a dad, you don’t have any place in this process, but there are many ways that you can help:

Be Prepared – You can help your partner prepare for breastfeeding by doing as much research on the subject as you can. You can even sign up for a breastfeeding class with your partner. Being knowledgeable on the subject will help you help your partner.

Offer Support – Your partner needs to know you are there for her. Verbally tell her that you support her decision to breastfeed, and offer encouragement when it gets difficult. Breastfeeding is a learning experience for moms, and every child is different. Your support will help her be more confident in her decision to breastfeed.

Be There When She Needs You – If you can take paternity leave, you should do so. Or at least take a few vacation days around the time that the baby is born so that you can assist your partner. It’s essential that she not feel alone during this time.

These are just three of the ways you can be there for your partner during the breastfeeding process. Stay tuned for our next post, where we will provide even more advice for navigating this very rewarding and challenging time.

Did you know that your partner can get a free breast pump with insurance in Texas? Contact us today at (210) 591-1818.

The Benefits of Breastfeeding

mother with newborn babyWhen you decide to breastfeed your baby, you, your child, and the rest of your family will enjoy many benefits:

Emotional Bonding – Skin-to-skin contact with their mother is essential for babies. It helps cement emotional bonds between mother and child and can help with the baby’s mental development.

Health Benefits – Babies who are breastfed for at least two months are at a much lower risk of SIDs than their formula-fed peers. This is just one of the fantastic health benefits that breastfeeding can have for a child. Antibodies passed from mother to child during the feeding process results in a much healthier child, even after the child has been weaned.

Save Money – Formula is costly. You also need to buy bottles, liners, and nipples if choosing to use formula. Those expenses add up. Choosing to breastfeed your baby can save you thousands of dollars.

Easier Feeding – Babies need to eat several times a day, and even wake up hungry in the middle of the night. When you breastfeed, you don’t have to spend a lot of time preparing a bottle of formula – you can just feed your baby and go back to sleep.

Easier Diaper Changes – Bowel movements from breastfed babies tend to be less offensive than those from a formula-fed baby, so changing diapers won’t be quite as gross.

Natural Birth Control – If you breastfeed exclusively, the chances of conceiving another child in the first six months following childbirth are much lower than when feeding with formula.

Did you know that your insurance covers breast pumps? Contact us today to speak with our team, and we will help you find the best breast pump in San Antonio, TX, that meets your needs.

Welcome to the Matriarch Women’s Health Supply Blog

matriarch women’s health supply logo Matriarch Women’s Health Supply is proud to serve the medical needs of moms all across Texas. Our founder started out selling prenatal vitamins and now provides insurance-covered breast pumps to mothers. Many expecting mothers don’t know that insurance companies are required to cover breast pumps as part of the Affordable Care Act, passed in 2010. Breastfeeding has many medical benefits for both babies and moms, so having easy access to breastfeeding equipment like pumps is essential.

In this blog, we will discuss anything and everything related to breastfeeding and pregnancy from the benefits of breastfeeding, to the different types of pumps available on the market, to pregnancy tips. If you are an expectant mother in Texas or are trying to conceive a child, you should subscribe. We will be publishing informative and useful content on a regular basis, so you definitely do not want to miss out.

Our medical supplier is wholly dedicated to women’s health. We want to ensure that you have a happy and healthy pregnancy and birth. We believe that natural is best when it comes to babies, so our goal is to arm every woman with the tools and knowledge to breastfeed successfully. Contact us today to learn how you can get a breast pump covered by insurance in San Antonio, TX, and throughout the state.