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A good quality electric breast pump may be your best strategy for efficiently removing milk during the workday.
If you are unable to breastfeed your baby directly, it is important to remove milk during the times your baby normally would feed.
It is best to wait until your baby is 3-4 weeks old before introducing bottles and pumped milk for supplemental feedings.
Breast milk can be stored in clean glass, hard BPA-free plastic bottles with tight-fitting lids or milk storage bags.
Planning ahead for your return to work while breastfeeding can help ease the transition.
Work with your supervisor to find a private place to express your milk when you are breastfeeding.
A Personal Health Navigator can help you find a doctor, schedule appointments or classes, and help you find a service or location.
Breastfeeding is one of the most natural acts you can provide for your little one. Learn the basics, discover useful tips and see how breastfeeding will benefit your baby and you.
Your body will go through several changes as you breastfeed. Learn what the changes are and how to deal with them for a pleasant breastfeeding experience.
Breastfeeding is a process that takes time to master. Babies and mothers need to practice.