breast pumping

Women
More French women are turning to each other for guidance as they explore the option of pumping milk.
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Solution: Innobaby's warmers This one's a toughie, because the number one source of convenient heat (the microwave) is a
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As many are celebrating the impact these new overtime rules will have on their pay, few have recognized that the rules come with a hidden benefit for mothers: a right to break time and a private (non-bathroom) space to pump breast milk for their babies.
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When you began breastfeeding, you had your reasons. In fact, with all of the researched benefits, you probably had more than a few. But the decision to stop breastfeeding takes just as much research and planning.
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I've heard that in a breakup, the one who does the breaking up usually feels a little relieved. I do feel lighter. A 9.3-lb weight has been lifted off my shoulders.
Business
The combination of limiting the amount of (unpaid) maternity leave we can take and not making accommodations for us to pump breast milk once we return to work puts new mothers in a heart-wrenching position.
Parenting
I have a bone to pick with you, Boobs. When the little guy went on a nursing strike a few months ago and we had to start pumping exclusively, why did you insist on being so stubborn? Why did you put me under so much stress, making me freak out about clogged ducts, no let downs and lack of supply?
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Plus, I exclusively breastfeed and leaving baby always runs the risk of him wanting to eat while I'm gone and that's a whole
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Hold your head up high, woman. Don't think for a second that this isn't good enough because the original plan wasn't working. That doesn't mean you're a failure. Do you hear me saying this?
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So earlier yesterday I accidentally had a post “go viral” of me cleaning #breastpump bottles for my wife backstage after
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Mayer and Dodson launched Mamava as new moms nine years ago, working on it periodically until 2010, when the passing of the
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To prepare for the arrival of my daughter, fourteen months old this Mother's Day, I turned to friends and family for advice on strollers, swaddles, bottles and more. Many had long lists of registry suggestions, from life-saving nipple cream to hands-free pumping bras (all very new to me).
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This concept of Pumping Disappointment seems to be some sort of a phenomenon, and all of those many months ago, it made imperfect sense to me. But with a little time and with nothing short of a mountain of learning curves, I've come to realize that this particular phenomenon needs to be firmly kicked out of our collective mommy consciousness.
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But that's not all. In between, we working mothers go through a Herculean range of emotions and experiences as we strip down
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Whether you are a nursing mother or not, whether you can pump 2,000 ounces or 2 ounces, whether you go through a box of nursing pads per day or have never leaked a drop... we are all united. If you support breastfeeding, welcome to the "inner circle."
Parenting
Earlier this year, writers Courtney E. Martin and John Cary posed an important question in a New York Times piece entitled
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What a wild ride breastfeeding has been. I've never been so determined to do anything, or so ill prepared.
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If men nursed babies instead of women, there would be a pumping room on every floor of every office building with a flat screen TV playing SportsCenter, plush couches to sit on and lots of free food -- bowls of nuts, hoagies, along with two big coolers to provide plenty of water and Gatorade to keep everyone hydrated.
Parenting
Micah and Zachary needed my milk and my presence. I would not sacrifice either to make anyone, including myself, comfortable. Feeding tubes and bottles are not how I planned to nourish my babies, but the important thing is that they received my milk and all of my love.
Parenting
To express milk at work, a new mom first needs a decent pump, the cost of which health insurers must now cover under the