• Free shipping from unexpected places

    On April 19th, The U.S. Coast Guard announced that they will implement a program to pay up to $750 of breastmilk shipping costs annually for service members while on official travel for more than three days. 
  • Breastfeeding Mama loves Ceres Chill

    When someone calls Ceres Chill A PUMPING MAMA’S BEST FRIEND, there's no end to the pride we feel. After all, I founded Ceres Chill with the express (no pun intended) vision of making the lives of people who pump WAY easier. Check out this marvelous review by Breastfeeding Mama … they even have a coupon for you!
  • Breastmilk and COVID: What can we learn?

    By Alanna Iacovetti As we all know, breastmilk is magical. Just one drop contains more than one million white blood cells that help to fight in...
  • The bipartisan PUMP act passes in the House!

    The act protects the basic rights of those who were excluded from the Break Time for Nursing Mothers law, and it extends break time and space protections to workers for up to two years after they give birth or begin to breastfeed. It also clarifies that if a worker is not completely relieved of duty during their pump breaks, it is then considered compensable time. 
  • Health benefits for the breastfeeding mama

    We know breastmilk promotes gastrointestinal and immune function and contributes to disease prevention throughout your little one's lifetime. What’s less known and discussed in medical settings and social circles are the health benefits that breastfeeding provides mom. Here are a few.
  • The Milk Factory

    Corrine Botz, a visual artist and educator, captured dozens of lactation spaces and working conditions that mothers face in her recent photo series and documentary “Milk Factory.” There are requirements for most mandated companies to provide a space for moms to pump, but that doesn’t mean that they are always adequate. 
  • 6 tips for more comfortable breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding isn't always a pleasant—whether you're a new mom or a mom who has previously breastfed, here are several tips that can help you!
  • Creating a roadmap for healthy living as a new mom

    Post by Jenna Sherman. Practicing healthy habits can be tough under the best of circumstances, and if you’ve recently had a baby, it can feel downright impossible! When you’re adjusting to motherhood, you may struggle to prioritize yourself.

  • Is COVID bringing breastfeeding out of the shadows?

    Part 2 of a 2-part series on being a pumping mom out in the world

    So many aspects of our lives are unknown right now. There are days when it can be paralyzing but, as parents, we have no time to deer-in-headlights this crisis. We know we must keep going forward, doing the best we can for our families. 

  • Why I risked my health, sanity, and financial security for Ceres Chill

    Part 1 of a 2-part series on being a pumping mom out in the world 

    Ceres Chill was born my first day back to work in the office. I was so proud of myself for making pumping happen. I had the pump and all the parts. I was doing this! I finished my first pump session and then...just stared at the super-obvious plastic bottles of breastmilk lined up on my desk in my toasty warm office, which opens onto a hallway full of pretty much all men and thought…now what?

  • Birth in the time of COVID-19

    Michele Kulhanek is the director of Washington State Hospital Association's maternal-infant health safe deliveries roadmap, safety and quality....