Breast milk is the best food for your baby. It’s made especially for your baby, and it’s easier for infants to digest than formula. Breast milk also doesn’t need to be mixed or heated. Breastfeeding for even a short time can help keep your baby from getting infections, illnesses, and allergies.
If you have questions about breastfeeding, talk to your doctor or midwife. For breastfeeding help, you also can contact
After your baby is born, if you return to work or if you have to be away from your baby and would like a breast pump, UCare can provide you with one.* To order a breast pump for home delivery, call the Customer Services phone number listed on the back of your member ID card.
*Eligibility requirements apply. There is a limit of one breast pump every three years for eligible UCare members. Your baby must be born and a medical order is required. Talk with your doctor or midwife.