Pumping, while also breastfeeding full-time, can feel cumbersome. Sometimes pumping mamas (who are also breastfeeding full-time) have to pump multiple times to get enough milk for one feeding. Knowing facts like this can help set expectations for yourself so that you’re able to feel empowered rather than frustrated.[Read more…] about 7 Tips to Pump More Milk
Every new mom with a brand new breast pump has this same experience. Imagine it: you’re opening your new pump for the first time. You’re excited and ready to give it a whirl. But wait. There are multiple sizes of flange! And what is a flange?!
A flange is a funnel-like piece that attaches your breast to the pump; sometimes, it is referred to as a breast shield. Your breast pump may come with one or two sizes of flanges for you to use. But how do you know which one to use, or if those are even the correct size for you? And does it matter what size flange you use?
Yes, it matters. Here is why.[Read more…] about Pumping: Are You Using the Right Flange Size?
You’re going to get mixed opinions on pumping milk, but I’m here to guide you through to make pumping the best possible experience. Whether you’re exclusively pumping or pumping to supplement meals here and there while you’re out, pumping is a great option. This post covers the why, when, and how often of pumping.[Read more…] about Pumping and Breastfeeding: Why, When, & How Often
Using a pump can be a great resource when breastfeeding, whether you use it occasionally or full-time. Did you know that you can get a breast pump for free?! Read more to learn how.[Read more…] about How to Get a Breastpump from Insurance