Pumping and Storing Breast Milk

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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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Health Information Translations
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
2/1/2008
Record Last Updated:
7/24/2018

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