Breastfeeding and the Working Mom

Breastfeeding and the Working Mom

Heading back to work and separating from baby can be tough. Plus, you’ll need to establish a new breastfeeding routine. You’ll need to develop a pumping schedule, discuss your options with your employer and overcome a new set of challenges (how do I relax for letdown to occur?). Remember, you can do it.

Five Simple Steps to Create and Implement a Breastfeeding Policy in the Workplace

It is simple and easy to set up a breastfeeding policy for new mothers in your workplace. By following the five simple steps outlined in this white paper, your company will not only be in compliance with the law, it will also be positioned as a firm that values and respects a very valuable part of its workforce: well-trained, experienced employees who have chosen to embark on the journey of motherhood.
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12 Tips for Nursing Mothers Preparing to Go Back to Work

If you are a novice pumper, you are undertaking something new and unfamiliar – not to mention that you are adjusting to being away from your baby. It can take some time to learn to express breast milk while re-entering the workplace.
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Pumping: When Should I Pump?

Unless you need to pump and bottle feed your baby for other reasons, such as to boost supply or to keep your supply up while your baby is off the breast, there's really no need to pump at all.
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Pumping: Which Pump Should I Use?

Electric, double, single, manual—how do you choose the breast pump that's right for you?
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Pumping: How Do I Use a Breast Pump?

While there are many different pumps and brands on the market, they all work much the same way, except for a little more muscle power with the manual version.
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Milk Storage: How Do I Store Pumped Milk?

Pumping and storing breast milk is ideal if you're returning to work or leaving your baby with your partner or a caregiver for a few hours. Breast milk is perishable, so it's important to know how long it can last in each of its states: fresh, refrigerated and frozen.
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