Pumping and Milk Storage

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How to Start Pumping 

A good quality electric breast pump may be your best strategy for efficiently removing milk during the workday.

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Ways to Express Milk While Breastfeeding

If you are unable to breastfeed your baby directly, it is important to remove milk during the times your baby normally would feed.

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Introducing Bottles and Supplemental Feedings

It is best to wait until your baby is 3-4 weeks old before introducing bottles and pumped milk for supplemental feedings.

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Storage of Breast Milk

Breast milk can be stored in clean glass, hard BPA-free plastic bottles with tight-fitting lids or milk storage bags.

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16 Tips for Returning to Work While Breastfeeding

Planning ahead for your return to work while breastfeeding can help ease the transition.

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Pumping at Work While Breastfeeding

Work with your supervisor to find a private place to express your milk when you are breastfeeding.

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