Working and Breastfeeding

This community is for moms who work full or part time and are still nursing and pumping (or who want to learn more about pumping at work).

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The "case" against breastfeeding

I was on Work It Mom last night and came across this article: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2009/04/the-case-against-breast-feeding/7311/ I was hoping we...

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HELP!!!

i have a 6 month old little girl and i have recently been thrown back into the office due to some stupid issues. my daughter is exclusively breastfed, and has only recently been...

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What goes in my breast pumping bag?

Ok, ladies! I am getting ready to go back to work on Monday and I plan on packing up the bag I'll need over the weekend. What tools or essentials go in your breast pumping bag...

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working and pumping

I start back to work tomorrow. I work 2 jobs in the food industry. A manager at one job and a cook at the other. The times that I'll need to pump will be right in the middle of...

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Goodbye, ol' friend (my pump!)

Today was my first day of not pumping while I was away from my son. He turned one on Wednesday, and next week will consist of him using up my frozen "stash", then he'll be done...

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Update - He WASN'T Self Weaning...

Hey there! My LO is 14 months old and eating solids like a champ - which is great. We've been really committed to breastfeeding, too - he'd gone down to one feed in the...

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Breastfeeding Mythbusters

I really love these posts but I hear all sorts of funny stuff that isn't true about breastfeeding. My favorite one while I was breastfeeding was that I should drink a beer if I...

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Weaning a 19 month old

Hello, My daugther will be 19 months old next week. She is still breastfeeding 3 times a day - first thing in the morning, when we return home in the afternoon, and right...

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Adding a bottle

Hello, my son will be 6 weeks old on Wednesday and I have to go back to work in 2 weeks. The LC that taught our BF class that we took suggested to start one bottle a day (for...

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Letdowns

I have a question... I have to pump at work. I am not a good pumper - it usually takes me about 30 minutes to have 5 letdowns before I'm empty enough to quit. But the last...

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pregnat and breastfeeding

Hi all I am breastfeeding my 11 month old daughter and am 16 weeks pregnant and my breasts are super sensitive and sometimes my daughter wants to nurse non stop and it feels so...

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Need more milk...

Hi, I usually pump 4-6 ounce both breast for each time. 3-5 times a day. My baby girl refuse to drink directly from my breast. But she is a big eater. Seen like this amount...

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Pumping at work

How often are you pumping at work? I am pumping 3 times and getting about 8-10 oz. each time I pump. If you have cut down on your pumping at work, is it difficult? We are...