Pumping and Storing Breast Milk
This ten-page handout provides helpful information for mothers about pumping (or expressing) and storing breast milk to relieve engorgement, increase milk supply, or feed their baby breast milk with a bottle. It outlines methods of expressing breast milk by hand or with a pump, explains different reasons why mothers need to pump breast milk, and for each reason identifies how often they should pump. The document contains instructions for pumping breast milk, providing guidelines for getting started, collecting, handling, and storing the breast milk, thawing frozen breast milk, and warming.
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