Life & Relationships: Myself, Alimentum

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Which Bottles Are Best???

I am 33 weeks pregnant with a baby girl and I am trying to figure out what kind of bottles to get. Everyone that I know has thrown in their two cents about my plans not to breastfeed long. In a few more weeks I will be a wife, a mom, a full time student and a part time preschool teacher so please forgive me if I don't expect the breastfeeding to continue much after delivery. I am fully aware of the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding but I'm not sure if I will be able to incorporate it into my hectic life...Which is why I really want to...

Maternity Leave

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2 Month Old Wont Take a Bottle, HELP I Have to Go Back to Work Soon....

I am wondering what has worked for other moms? Or if anyone HAS gone back to work with their child not taking a bottle - What happened? My 2 month old son continues to refuse the bottle. I have been trying hard for 3 weeks, one - two feedings a day. Only have 3 weeks left before I go back to work. I am starting to panic. I Have tried 7 different nipples (5 diff bottles), positions, people, times of day, hungry and not hungry. He still seems to do best taking the bottle from me. Absolutely NOT from Dad. My pediatrician told me to call the...


Allergic to Formula?

I have been pumping and feeding my 5 month old breast milk up until now, but...


Working while Pregnant

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Alimentum and Apria/Cigna

Apria has been sending me 10 cans of Similac Alimentum (16oz each) every month for my son. Each can costs about $27 retail but they are charging me $816 for 10 cans. Cigna covers 80%, so I have to pay the remaining $160. When I called them to ask why they are charging $81.6 for 1 can,I was told it was a contracting price. Has anybody else faced this?