Do I Need A Breast Pump?

More than likely if you have made it to this page you are either planning to breastfeed, or you are breastfeeding. The next question you need to ask yourself before deciding which breast pump you need is whether you really need one. I know that may sound odd, but some mothers do not need a breast pump. They are convenient to have in most cases but not always a requirement. If you are going to be employed full-time (more than 25 hours […]
Breastfeeding and Returning to Work

Breastfeeding and Returning to Work

We have all been told that breastfeeding is the best way to feed our babies. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for at least one year. However, many of us do not feel that breastfeeding is possible because we have to return to work so soon. Breastfeeding mothers returning to work have several options available to them. The mother may: Wean her baby completely to formula. Supplement with formula only while away from her baby. Exclusively breastfeed by expressing milk. Exclusively […]