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The best way to prepare for work is breastfeed on demand and build a healthy supply. Remember, a healthy supply is the biggest factor influencing your longterm breastfeeding success. Check out the other installments of my pumping series Pumping Mamas.
Your Guide to Pumping at Work Your rights as a working and breastfeeding mom. Before you head back to work, it’s important to know your rights. The Cleaning your breast pump at work.
After cleaning your hands, place all the pump parts that have come into contact with Taking care. Secure An Area To Pump At Work. The ideal pumping area will be private and clean. Make sure that you speak with your employer ahead of time so that you can choose a place to pump that is going to be comfortable for you. Make Sure That Your Employer Understands Your Pumping Needs.
Be consistent, have someone else feed your baby and make sure that you’re using a bottle formulated for breastfed babies. If your baby is resisting, make sure to be patient and offer again later, and consistently offer from that point until you return to work. Get all of my tips on bottle feeding breast milk. If you are pumping at work, there is a good chance that your little one is in full or part-time daycare. If your baby is in daycare, you will need to label your bottles with your baby’s name and the date that the bottle is for. Not the date that you pumped the milk, it’s the date that the bottle should be fed to your baby.
Before pumping at work, practice at home to gain experience with quickly and easily expressing milk. Keep track of what times you pump and how long your pumping sessions last, so you can schedule your pumping breaks on your work calendar. This can be helpful so coworkers won’t schedule meetings around those times.
First Week Back at Work: Be prepared for an emotional week. Leaving your baby isn’t easy, even if you’re looking forward to going back to work. Make sure you’re still pumping regularly to produce enough milk and ward off any milk supply issues like clogged milk There will probably be some last. Come up with a general plan for pumping that fits your work schedule.
In a standard 8 hour work day, many women will need to pump about 3 times for 15 minutes each (20-25 minutes including set up and clean up). In some professions, this will be challenging, so figure out what you can reasonably manage. How to Talk to Your Employer About Pumping at Work How to Prepare for the BIG Conversation. Educate yourself on your rights as a breastfeeding employee (you can read my overview of breastfeeding laws here). This will help you know what to expect in terms of accommodations while pumping at work.
Pay close attention to small details that can make a big difference—like the temperature of the room and the proximity to where you work. “Pumping at work can feel awkward, especially for first-time moms, so the more you can do to prepare in advance, the better,” says Ritter. Pump for the future.
List of related literature:
|from Work. Pump. Repeat.: The New Mom’s Survival Guide to Breastfeeding and Going Back to Work|
|from Food and Culture: A Reader|
|from What To Expect The 1st Year [rev Edition]|
|from The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding: Completely Revised and Updated 8th Edition|
|from The Nursing Mother’s Companion, 7th Edition, with New Illustrations: The Breastfeeding Book Mothers Trust, from Pregnancy Through Weaning|
|from What to Expect the First Year|
|from Nurture: A Modern Guide to Pregnancy, Birth, Early Motherhood—and Trusting Yourself and Your Body|
|from Birth Without Fear: The Judgment-Free Guide to Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum|
|from The Baby Book, Revised Edition: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two|
|from The Dark Side of Social Media: A Consumer Psychology Perspective|