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Pumping Basics/Returning to Work

Breastfeeding does not always have to include pumping, but for the times that it does, this class will cover everything you need to know to be successful. We will go over basic breast pump information and pumping strategies. Demonstrations for specific breast pumps will also be given, if applicable. How to continue the breastfeeding relationship while working, as well as ways to maintain breastfeeding after you return to work is also discussed.


Other topics included:

  • how much milk to store and offer per day

  • planning with your employer and your legal rights

  • pumping equipment, fit, technique and frequency, hand expression

  • bottle introduction and technique

  • breast milk management. collection and storage

  • caregiver training

  • milk supply concerns

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