When you work and are committed to breastfeeding, you do two jobs during your work day. Many of us can use some pumping tips to make both those jobs easier and more efficient.
A lot of factors contribute to how well your milk lets down.
The equipment you use makes a huge difference, and could even determine how much pumping affects your business attire. Speaking of which, a wardrobe that makes pumping easy can be chic, durable, and easy to maintain. Pumping requires equipment that you have to carry, and then you need a way to store pumped milk safely at work. Having simple systems in place helps reduce the stress that can prevent milk let-down. Having a routine at home to organize all your supplies for the next day helps eliminate rushing, as does feeding baby before you take your morning shower. With a simple app download, your smart phone can help you remember to schedule your pumping sessions. Most women are more successful with breastfeeding when they have peer support and information, but when you work full time it’s easy to forget to prioritize socializing with other breastfeeding moms.
Using the pumping tips in this downloadable infographic can make each breastmilk pumping session easier, faster, more comfortable. That’s why we created it for you to post somewhere handy!
Published: March 1, 2017 | By SP Turgon, Certified Labor Doula | Reviewed by: The Best Ever Baby Expert Team | Last reviewed: March, 2017