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First-ever Human Milk World Record Sponsored by Acelleron Set on August 2, 2014

World Breastfeeding Week, August 1 - 7

BOSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever Human Milk World Record, sponsored by Acelleron Medical Products, was set this August! One hundred twenty-one babies received human milk from 242 participants, who included moms, dads, and caregivers who gave human milk to their babies on August 2 at the MommyCon Boston 2014 Convention in Boston.

Participants came from all over the United States, and from as far away as San Diego, California. Jason Canzano, director of operations for Acelleron Medical Products, said, "Acelleron Medical Products was thrilled to partner with MommyCon for the first-ever Human Milk World Record. Acelleron supports all parents in their quest to feed human milk to their babies. The education and community support offered at MommyCon is a perfect place to provide information on all Acelleron can do for New England parents."

Xza Higgins, the founder of MommyCon, said, "When we decided to host a location for the breastfeeding world record, we knew we wanted to find a way to include all moms who feed their babies human milk. We want all babies receiving human milk, by whatever method, to take part in this record during the event. Together we set the Human Milk World Record presented by Acelleron!"

Acelleron Medical Products, a durable medical equipment (DME) company recently acquired by Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services, Eatontown, N.J, is known throughout New England and the Northeast as a breast pump provider that predominantly sells post-natal and pediatric medical equipment throughout the Northeast. Acelleron helps expectant and new mothers obtain a free breast pump under the Affordable Care Act and will ship breast pumps to mothers within 24 hours.

MommyCon, a boutique-style convention, is dedicated to bringing modern parents and mothers-to-be together, with a focus on natural and organic parenting methods and timeless tidbits. Seminars and workshops included baby weaning, birth, breastfeeding, cloth diapering, car seat safety, natural health and medicine, baby gear, childproofing and so much more. Each attendee received a gift bag from sponsors and opportunities for giveaways.

Acelleron Maternal Health & Wellness hosted Mommy and Me Yoga, Infant Massage and Birth Support. Other programs included Sex after Baby, Baby Food Making, Cloth Diapering 101, Green-proofing, Wrapping 101, Essential Oils 101, Sleep Consultations, Baby Weaning 101, and Car Seat Safety.

Parenting bloggers provided educational breakout sessions led by The Leaky Boob -- theleakyboob.com; The Baby Guy NYC – babyguygearguide.com; Honest Toddler – thehonesttoddler.com; and Kim Graham-NYE – gdiapers.com.

To order a breast pump from Acelleron call 877-932-6327 or visit Acelleron.com.

About Acelleron Medical Products: Acelleron Medical Products, a Preferred Home Health Care Company, has focused on the distribution of nebulizers, breast pumps and other medical products throughout New England since 2004. In 2013, Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, a medical and non-medical home health care company with headquarters in Eatontown, N.J., acquired Acelleron in order to expand its home care expertise to its clients in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.                             

Contact: Jason Canzano, 877-932-6327

SOURCE Acelleron Medical Products

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