Archive | Pumping at Work


Breastfeeding for a Busy Mom


As we all know, sometimes the day-to-day tasks of life can get overwhelming, and the thought of having to breastfeed adds an extra step to your otherwise busy day. Below are a few simple ideas to help simplify the breastfeeding process. Simple Idea #1: Nursing Tops, Dresses and Sleepwear As breastfeeding is a daily and […]

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Been There, Pumped There. Pumping moms’ tips on returning to work


Questions about pumping at work? We asked moms on our Facebook page for some tips on pumping at work and here’s what they had to say: -At first I felt bad about taking breaks to pump, then I thought if I were with my baby and she were hungry, would I stop to feed her? […]

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My Milk Supply is Great but I Just CAN’T PUMP!


I was her…that mom that had to pump for days just to have enough milk to go out with my husband to a movie. The one who could sit for 45 minutes and get just barely enough to cover the bottom of the container attached to my pump. If I was working, I just couldn’t […]

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I’m Not Ready to Wean My Baby But I’m Ready to Ditch the Pump!


As an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), I work with a lot of mothers for whom pumping is a major part of their breastfeeding experience. While most are incredibly thankful for the ability to pump, almost all are ready to celebrate when they realize that it is time to wean off the pump. But, […]