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Helen Page Features

Robyn Roche-Paull, BSN, RNC-MNN, IBCLC, Graham, WA, USA Photo: Helen Page Choosing a breast pump Are you confused by the choice of so many different breast pumps available on the market today? You are not alone. There are so many options that it can be mind-boggling, not to mention time-consuming, to figure out which pump is best for your situation. There are many factors to consider when...

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elojopicon.com Features

Robyn Roche-Paull, BSN, RNC-MNN, IBCLC, Graham, WA, USA Photo: elojopicon.com Award winning author and LLL Leader shares her pumping tips. Expressing your breast milk is one way of connecting to your baby when you must be separated. It provides him with your precious milk, along with all the antibodies and nutrition that are so important for his growth and development; but more than that, it also keeps your milk supply...

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Do You Really Need to Pump? Features

Alice Allan, IBCLC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   Examines whether breast pumps are necessary. Some mothers cannot let down for a pump and will produce only a measly few drops, when in reality they have a good milk supply. Big seller Worldwide, sales of breast pumps are currently estimated to have reached 5.5 million units, with Europe and America accounting for 78% of the world breast...

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The Power of Hand Expression Features

 Diana West, BA, IBCLC Hand expression I was a new mother struggling with low milk production and a baby who wouldn’t nurse when the first effective “consumer grade” breast pumps were invented. I’d been renting a hospital-grade pump to remove my milk, but the idea of owning a good quality pump that was more portable enticed me to buy a double-sided electrical model. It looked...

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