How to Hand Express Breast Milk?

Answer Hand expression of breast milk has been occurring for many years, long before the invention of breast pumps. Many women hand express milk to reduce engorgement, prevent let down and save milk for l... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Hand Express Breast Milk

So California is trying to pass a Law that Breast Feeding Mothers get paid breaks to pump breast milk. Opinion?

No, I don't think they should get "paid" breaks. I think extra breaks for a breast feeding mother to pump are fine if she requests it but I don't agree with paid breaks. How many would she need? I ... Read More »

Leaking breast milk after four months of not breast feeding?

Leaking as in dripping 4 months after you stop nursing is not "normal" and needs a call to your doctor or midwife. Leaking as in droplets seen on your nipple or felt on on your bra, especially if t... Read More »

How to Switch From Breast Milk to Whole Milk?

The transition from breast to whole milk can be jarring for your little one. Not only does it disrupt your baby's normal routine of suckling at your breast, but also the taste and nutritional conte... Read More »

How to Express Milk for a Baby?

Expressing breast milk can be done by hand or by using a breast pump. You may need to express milk for someone else to give your baby when you will be away or to relieve the discomfort of engorgeme... Read More »