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Breast pump benefits through Gartner

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Breast pump benefits through Gartner

In the United States, the Affordable Care Act (2010) mandates that most insurers cover the cost of a breast pump for those who are nursing. This means that if you're in the U.S. and you stay in-network to get a breast pump, you won’t need to pay anything for your breast pump.

Why use a breast pump?

Pumping offers greater flexibility to share bottle duties with a partner or family.

Pumping also helps to maintain your milk supply, relieve uncomfortable pressure in engorged breasts (but be careful; over-pumping can make things worse), and help out your baby if he or she can’t quite latch on yet. Just remember that most pediatricians recommend waiting 2-3 weeks after birth to introduce a bottle if you plan on breastfeeding, as it can interfere with successful nursing.

Your benefits

If you are enrolled in Gartner's Cigna medical plan, you're likely covered for a breast pump at no, or a reduced, cost. To learn more about your benefits, call (800) 244-6224 or tap the button below to visit Cigna's website.

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