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Pumping
Always consult your physician or breatfeeding consultant before implementing any advice mentioned here. This website offers general knowledge on breastfeeding related matters collated from various sources and articles.

Is Pumping Necessary?

Let me put it that way; there are lots of websites out there that support or discourage pumping. Every country and every parent has different circumstances so the decision of pumping or not will vary according to everyones current situation.

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Which Pump Should I Purchase?

Pumps are quite expensive so it would be good to research each one of them before making your decision on which one to purchase. Whether you need a manual or an automatic one will definitely depend on your level of reliance on it.

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Hands-on-Pumping

Am I pumping correctly? Why am I not getting enough milk? These are common questions asked by many moms. Many new moms rely on the pump to do the job by setting it up, selecting the speed and off they go!

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Multi-Tasking While Pumping

Most moms find it challenging to express milk while attending to a crying child or keeping an eye on the cooker while preparing a meal.

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How to Store Breast Milk

It is simple. Just remember the Triple 6 Rule! Breastmilk can be stored at room temperature (25 degrees) for up to 6 hours, in the fridge (4 degrees) for up to 6 days and in the deep freezer (-18 degrees) for 6 months.

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Can I Add Fresh Milk to Cooled or frozen Milk?

Yes you can. You can add fresh milk to refrigerated milk given that the milk in the fridge hasn’t passed 5 or 6 days. If the milk in the fridge has separated, that it totally fine. Just add the fresh milk to it and give it a swirl.

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How to Thaw Frozen Milk

Do not use the microwave although it might seem the easiest, fastest and most convenient way. If in a hurry, take out on of the frozen bottles and place them in a bottle warmer that you can find at any baby store.

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