Guidelines for Submissions to #MedelaMailMyMilk Program

April 29, 2021

Medela is seeking submissions for its #MedelaMailMyMilk Program (“Promotion”). #MedelaMailMyMilkis designed to encourage all breastfeeding mothers in this post-COVID world by sharing the personal stories of moms who are persevering to give the best they can to their babies. Inspired by the real-life story of a pumping mom and navy nurse who made the difficult decision to continue working as a nurse in a military hospital through COVID-19 and have her baby stay safely across the country with family, we are going to sponsor one mom every month, providing approximately 3 months of milk shipping* through Milk Stork.


The Promotion is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence. Sponsored by Medela LLC, 1101 Corporate Drive, McHenry, IL 60050 (“Sponsor”). Begins May 4th, 2021at 10AM CST and ends December 31st, 2021 at 11:59 PM CST (the “Promotion Period”). Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement and acceptance of these submission guidelines.


How to Enter: To enter your submission, use hashtag #MedelaMailMyMilk on Instagram or comlplete entry form on Submissions must be entered by December 31st, 2021 to be eligible for selection. Limit one (1) entry per participant during the Promotion Period. To be deemed valid, entries must comply with the requirements imposed in these Official Rules. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, incorrect, damaged, or misdirected entries. Sponsor is further not responsible for problems of any kind, whether mechanical, electronic, or human. Any attempt to make more than the stated number of entries by using multiple accounts or by any other method may void all entries from that participant. From all submissions that meet the requirements herein, Medela LLC will choose one (1) winner each month to be awarded 6 Milk Stork Shipments valued at $1,674.00


Entries must comply with the following requirements:

General Submission Guidelines: All submissions must be the original work of entrant, may not have been previously published and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, right of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. By making a submission, participant warrants that they are the owner of all copyright in the submission and hereby grants to Sponsor a royalty free, irrevocable, perpetual and worldwide license to use and display the entry, including together with the name of participant, in any and all media including on Sponsor’s website and social media pages, and otherwise use the entry for any Sponsor-related purpose, without compensation of any kind or further notice to or approval from participant or any third party. Entrant understands and acknowledges that the submission may be edited or altered from its original format by Sponsor prior to its use and/or posting. Sponsor is not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any submission. Sponsor does not guarantee that any submission made will be posted.


Submissions are subject to approval by the Sponsor, which reserves the right not to post or, after posting, to remove, a submission for any reason. Submissions that are incomplete, defective, altered, illegible, mutilated, forged or irregular in any way, or not in full compliance with these rules, may be deemed void in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Submissions generated by script, macro or other automated or improper means and entries made by any means which subvert the participation process will be void.


All entries will be subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these rules. Sponsor reserves the right not to select entries if, in its sole discretion, it does not meet the verification of eligibility or complies with rules.

Winner Selection and Notification: On or about the 15th of each month, Sponsor will randomly select one (1) winner from eligible entrants to be awarded 6 Milk Stork shipments. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The Sponsor will immediately notify the potential winner by a email. Two (2) attempts will be made to contact the potential winner via email within the course of three (3) days. The winner must send an email to[DF1]  with their complete name, address, city, state, ZIP code, and daytime phone number in order to claim the prize (subject to verification). A potential winner that only provides a post office box address will be disqualified. The potential winner will be given 48 hours to respond to the email and accept their prize before they forfeit their prize. In the event that the original winner does not respond, a new winner will be selected on 4 days after the 15th of that month, from the remaining eligible entries originally received. Failure to send an email to [DF2] within the time stated above with the required contact information will result in forfeiture of the prize and a potential new winner will be selected. If the prize is refused or prize notification is returned or deemed undeliverable, an alternate potential winner will be selected. 

Conditions: Participation by entrants constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use the entrant’s name, submissions, likenesses, photographs, statements and biographical information (all at Sponsor’s discretion) for future advertising, publicity and other purposes in any and all media now or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. Sponsor and its affiliates, officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, stolen, altered, garbled, incorrect, incomplete, delayed or undelivered submissions; all of which will be void. Released Parties are also not responsible for problems uploading or downloading any information or materials or for any other technical malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer hardware or software failures, phone lines, failure of any submission to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, traffic, congestion on the internet, or for any other technical problems including telecommunication, miscommunication or failure, and failed, lost, delayed, incomplete, garbled or misdirected communications which may limit entrant’s ability to participate in this Promotion.


Entry through Instagram requires signing up for an account through Instagram and providing a username/email address and a password. As of the start of the Promotion, there is no charge for an account on Instagram. If you are a first time visitor to Instagram you will be prompted to complete the on-screen registration form. Registration is a one-time requirement. If you are a returning visitor, you will be prompted to log-in using your e-mail address and/or password. Anyone found to be using multiple accounts to enter may be deemed ineligible. By entering, each entrant agrees to be bound by the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy of Instagram, which are hereby incorporated by reference.


Released Parties are not responsible for any other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether network, printing, typographical, human or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors or malfunctions which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing or judging of submissions, the incorrect uploading of drawings, the announcement of prizes or in any Promotion-related materials. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Promotion for any reason, including in the event it becomes infected by a computer virus or is otherwise technically impaired, and to cancel or suspend the Promotion in its entirety should tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity of, or proper participation in the Promotion. Participants agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from all claims, liability or damage caused or claimed to be caused, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in connection with their participation in the Promotion, the operation of any website or Released Parties’ use of any of the rights granted herein.


If any entrant or other person believes that their work has been copied and is incorporated into an Entry they can notify Sponsor and provide all relevant information, including the work claimed to be infringed and a description of the material claimed to be infringing.


In the event of a dispute regarding submissions received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of submission will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.


Use of Data: Data collected by Sponsor will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, accessible at 


 [DF1]If on Facebook: 

send a private message to the Medela Facebook page

 [DF2] [DF2]If on Facebook: 

a private message to the Medela Facebook page