Health insurance is there for us when we need it. From the first trimester to the final moments, a reliable health insurance plan is a helpful resource. It can be confusing to get a breast pump through your health insurance, though. Learn how to get a breast pump through Aetna at any stage of your breastfeeding journey with help from the experts at Pumps for Mom.


Are Breast Pumps Covered by Aetna?

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of an infant’s life. This can be a challenging goal for today’s busy moms to reach. Thankfully, breast pumps can help busy moms continue breastfeeding. With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance plans completely cover the cost of a breast pump

Aetna covers a new manual or electric breast pump for new moms, whether they become a parent through pregnancy or adoption. Aetna also considers a hospital-grade breast pump rental medically necessary for moms with an infant who must stay at the hospital. Moms who have not ordered a breast pump in the last three years can receive a new one through Aetna. Many Aetna plans also cover up to six visits with a lactation consultant. This may be offered through your in-network OB/GYN or pediatrician. Check your coverage to see what benefits you are entitled to.

How Can I Get a Breast Pump Through Aetna

Pumps for Mom makes it easy for you to get your breast pump through Aetna. We don’t have any hidden fees or last-minute surprises. Just enter some basic insurance information into our qualification form. You can see which insurance breast pumps are completely covered by Aetna and which pumps may require a small fee out-of-pocket. This easy-to-navigate format helps you find the breast pump that will work best for you as a mom and that works best for your budget. Pumps for Mom will ship your Aetna breast pump to you as soon as possible, depending on your unique insurance coverage.

Does Aetna Offer Other Maternity Benefits?

While most plans adhere to the new requirements mandated by the ACA, some exempt or grandfathered plans may not offer these same benefits. Every mom must verify their benefits through their Aetna plan to ensure a free breast pump. Some Aetna plans cover replacement parts, while others ask you to go through your breast pump manufacturer’s warranty. Additionally, some plans also cover maternity compression garments. Be sure to double-check your benefits and take full advantage of your Aetna coverage.


Pregnancy is no easy task. Thanks to Pumps for Mom, though, getting your breast pump through insurance may be the simplest part of your pregnancy. With a few straightforward steps, moms can find the best insurance breast pump for them. First, enter your insurance information into our qualification form. Next, browse our selection of breast pumps covered by Aetna. Finally, pick the pump that works best for you. Kick back and relax after selecting your pump because the experts at Pumps for Mom will take care of the rest. We’ll handle the order through your insurance provider, contact your doctor directly for a prescription, and deliver your breast pump. It’s that easy with Pumps for Mom.