Sascha Mayer, Mamava Co-founder and CEO

Recent Posts

3 Things to Know About Holiday Booze and Breastfeeding (All Good News!)

The holidays are here and it's time to celebrate with friends and family. But when it comes to the nog, what do breastfeeding moms need to know? We've scoured the interwebs so you don't have to. Here are three things to know about booze and breastfeeding.

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Mamava's Holiday Gift Guide for Breastfeeding Mamas

Show your love and support of breastfeeding mamas this holiday season by getting them some of our favorite things. Breastfeeding isn't easy, but these essentials make a big difference for mamas!

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Build Vs. Buy: Lactation Spaces For Arenas and Stadiums

 Fans are moms too and they need your full support.

More and more women are self-identifying as sports fans and they're buying game tickets, following scores, and sharing stats on social media. And many of these women are new moms who need a dedicated lactation space. Make your arena, ballpark or stadium stand out by ensuring a comfortable experience for all of your guests. Here are 7 things to consider when it comes to creating a lactation room.  

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Thanksgiving For The Breastfeeding Mama

Thanksgiving for the Breastfeeding Mother

Let us count our blessings for the breastfeeding mother,

A multitasker like no other.


Patient and loving, tender and sweet,

She feeds her nursling while the rest of us eat.

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Here Come The Moms: Why Stadiums Need to Support All Fans

Sports are big in the U.S. with almost six out of 10 Americans identifying as a sports fan. If you’re assuming that all of these sports fans are men, think again. In a 2015 Gallup poll, 66% of men reported being a sports fan, but so did 51% of women.  Thanks to Title IX, the second generation of women athletes and fans is now here, and they’re buying tickets, watching games, and sharing scores on social media more than any other time in history. But are sports stadiums ready for them?

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Designing the Optimal Military Lactation Room

So you've been tasked with providing your lactating employees a space to pump or breastfeed privately. No problem - with the integration of a few key features into a private space, we'll help you solve the matter in no time.

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Celebrating All Veterans: Breastfeeding In The Military

Photo credit: Tonya Ritter Photography

This Veterans Day we honor all those who’ve served our country. We also want to recognize all the breastfeeding mothers in the military who are doing double duty by serving their country and nourishing their infants. The military has come a long way in recent years to introduce more family-friendly policies: in 2015 they opened all combat jobs to women for the first time in American history and in 2016 the Pentagon extended paid maternity leave to 12 weeks for all branches of the military. And now all five  branches of the military are making sure breastfeeding mothers have dedicated lactation spaces.

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Lactation Spaces For Military Mothers

Women first joined the U.S. military 100 years ago. Now there are over 200,000 women in active-duty and many are moms. 

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Fly Fearlessly With Breast Milk: Your TSA Rights in Plain English

We’ve all heard the horror stories about moms (and dads) traveling with breast milk and the TSA agents who make them prove their breast milk actually is breast milk and then contaminate it. Or just as bad, dump it out. Nothing makes us madder than wasted breast milk because we know that pumping takes precious time, energy, and logistical planning. But a lot of moms don’t know their rights because, let’s face it, the TSA guidelines are vague and confusing.

So before you book your next flight, here’s what you need to know.

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Lactation Spaces in Schools: Myth vs. Fact

Debunking Old School Ideas About School Lactation Spaces

Essential considerations for educational leaders, administrators, and facility managers when planning lactation accommodations for breastfeeding employees.

What’s stopping schools, colleges, and universities from providing dedicated lactation spaces for their breastfeeding faculty and staff to pump breast milk? Often the obstacles and effort can seem too big to overcome, when in fact outdated perceptions are actually the biggest barrier.

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