We're celebrating World Breastfeeding Week with a breastfeeding gear giveaway filled with more than $1,200 in products to ease your nursing journey. From a great breast pump and nursing friendly fashion to the stuff you didn't even know you needed for breastfeeding, like an amazing pump bag and leak-proof breast pads, it's all in there!

Enter below by August 20, then scroll down to see what you can win. And don't forget to check out our media partners Fairygodboss, Motherly and Gugu Guru, who are part of the best online support group you can have! Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

Lansinoh Smartpump Double Electric Breastpump ($145) and 3-pack of Momma Bottles ($19.99)

One of the most important things that will help you continue your nursing journey when you go back to work is a great pump. The Lansinoh® Smartpump™ has three pumping styles and eight adjustable suction levels, a closed-system design, and a quiet motor. It also connects to your smartphone to help you track pumping and feeding. You’ll also win a set of Lansinoh’s Momma bottles.

 

HATCH Collection $250 gift card. If you've already fallen in love with HATCH's pregnancy friendly styles, you'll be excited to learn that most of them are also breastfeeding friendly! With generous Vs and button fronts that are perfect for nursing access, cozy, baby-friendly fabrics and comfy postpartum fits, you're going to live in HATCH style during breastfeeding and beyond.

 

Ergobaby Omni 360 in Downtown ($180) and Curve Nursing Pillow in grey ($55). A great nursing pillow will give you all the support (literally) you need for those first few weeks and months of breastfeeding. Win Ergobaby's firm and supportive nursing pillow, which not only helps with proper positioning while nursing, it will also help you keep good posture! We're also throwing in the Ergobaby Omni 360 carrier so you can stay close to baby even when you're not nursing.

 

Tubby Todd $200 gift card. Tubby Todd was founded by a mother of 3, so you can rest assured, she's been there! Every mama and baby product in the Tubby Todd line is made from ingredients that are clearly sourced, clean, animal cruelty-free, and all-natural. Get all your faves for mama and baby (we're all over the Mama Gift Set!) with this generous gift card.

 

 

Jujube Be Nurtured Breast Pump Bag in "Dot Dot Dot" ($180). If you're planning on breastfeeding when you return to work, you'll need a pump bag, and Jujube makes the absolute cutest. It stores your pump in the exterior zippered pocket (you can even keep it in the bag while pumping!), and has lots of pockets for pumping accessories.

 

 

Bamboobies Open Nursing Shawl ($32.99) and Nursing Pads in Flirty Lace ($34.99) and Shibori Blue ($34.99). Leakage happens. But when you wear Bamboobies ultra-soft, soothing and absorbant nursing pads, you can at least feel secure nobody’s noticing. Bamboobies has your breastfeeding adventures covered (literally) with their washable nursing pads and nursing shawl.

 

 

Milky Mama $100 gift code. When it comes to breastmilk supply, the right diet can make a big difference. Milky Mama's fresh snacks and drinks were formulated by a registered nurse & lactation consultant and are all designed to promote and increase milk production with natural, healthy ingredients. Stock up on tasty treats that can be delivered right to your door.

 

*Please note: This giveaway is for US residents only. Sorry!

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