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Craziest Questions About Breastfeeding

Craziest Questions About Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding can be a subject about which new mothers have many questions, but one which leaves them too embarrassed to ask questions about. Because of this awkwardness, at times these little questions go unanswered, though often new moms discover that some of these questions represent common problems associated with nursing. For instance, starting to nurse [Read More….]

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Power Wheelchair Stretching Exercises: Why Do Them and Which Ones Are Best?

Power Wheelchair Stretching Exercises: Why Do Them and Which Ones Are Best?

Being confined to a wheelchair for any reason can be challenging. No longer are common everyday tasks easy, and what was once a simple process may now seem daunting. It is important to keep your body as flexible and conditioned as possible in order to maintain and even increase blood circulation, to prevent muscles from [Read More….]

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Aeroflow Healthcare’s Subcontracting Division

Aeroflow Healthcare’s Subcontracting Division

Medicare utilizes regions called Competitive Bid Areas to ensure that patients are receiving the best suppliers for their medical equipment. Approved suppliers go through an involved  process to bid on a contract with Medicare to ensure that efficient processes and low fees are created in order to protect Medicare beneficiaries. Recently, Aeroflow Healthcare won bids [Read More….]

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Ways to Handle and Store Breast Milk

Ways to Handle and Store Breast Milk

For new mothers using breast pumps, the handling and storing of expressed breast milk is an important part of insuring safe and nutritious food for your newborn. After first washing your hands, there are a few simple points to remember. Utilizing proper storage methods can prevent breast milk from spoiling too soon. A hard plastic [Read More….]

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Best Travel Oxygen Concentrator Styles

Best Travel Oxygen Concentrator Styles

Being told by your doctor that you will be on oxygen for the rest of your life or that you have to oxygen at all may make some people feel as if life is over. And while it is true that things you’ve done in the past may have to change, that does not mean [Read More….]

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Power Mobility Devices on Public Transportation

Power Mobility Devices on Public Transportation

Thanks to The Americans with Disabilities Act, legislation exists to assure that public buildings and transportation are accessible to people with limited mobility. Many public buses, for instance, are able to lower themselves to the ground with a lift device for patients in wheelchairs.  Buses also allow service animals aboard for the blind. Whether one [Read More….]

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Should I Get a Single or Double Breast Pump?

Should I Get a Single or Double Breast Pump?

Trying to figure out what type breast pump to use can be quite difficult. There are a number of things to consider when choosing the right type. However, remember that the type of pump that worked for someone you know, may not work for you. Basically, breast pumps fall into to two wide categories: manual [Read More….]

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A Trapeze Bar In My Home? It’s Not What You Think…

A Trapeze Bar In My Home? It’s Not What You Think…

Trapeze bars, a medical device for bed-ridden patients, hang over a bed and allow patients to shift positions or transfer to and from a wheelchair device with minimal assistance. For bed-ridden patients with limited mobility, a trapeze bar can be a vital tool in the home. When patients have difficulty shifting in their bed, or [Read More….]

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Signs You May Need a Back Brace

Signs You May Need a Back Brace

In a recent article, “Benefits of a Back Brace,” we talked about how back braces can benefit patients, including pain relief, promotion of healing and relief of discomfort, not to mention the stabilization of weakened areas because of surgery. Back pain is a common occurrence for many individuals in the U.S. Between 60 – 80% [Read More….]

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Ways to Make Pumping At Work or In Public Better

Ways to Make Pumping At Work or In Public Better

For some the appeal of a breast pump is that they prevent the possibility of needing to breastfeed in public. But sometimes a busy post-maternity leave schedule keeps even the most organized mom from pumping in private. Many Puritanical commentators suggest that pumping in public is indecent, crass, or rude, but attitudes of acceptance are [Read More….]

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