Breast pump coverage

Bringing a new baby into your life brings big excitement – and big changes. You might be a new parent – or maybe you have children in your family already. Either way, breastfeeding may be one of the many things you’re thinking about as you prepare for your baby’s arrival. Let’s go over some of the basics of breastfeeding and explain coverage for breast pumps.

Breast pump coverage or assistance may be available to you. For more information, please call the phone number on your health plan ID card or refer to the benefits section on

UnitedHealthcare Healthy Pregnancy app

Get 24/7 nurse support and pregnancy information from the convenience of your mobile device with the UnitedHealthcare Healthy Pregnancy app. If you get your insurance through your employer, as part of your benefit plan, you can download the app at no additional cost to you.3

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  1. Office on Women's Health, "Making the decision to breastfeed"
  2. National Institutes of Health, "What are the recommendations for breastfeeding?"
  3. The UnitedHealthcare Healthy Pregnancy application is available to eligible members of certain employer-sponsored plans. Check your benefits to see if this is included with your plan. Application registration is required.