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Can I pump breast milk by hand?
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Absolutely! i used the technique of manual expression for both of my children and it was awesome.
Most people who hear this think the concept seems very strange, however i found hand expression to be more efficient for me than a breast pump. Check out this video from stanford on the technique: http://newborns.Stanford.Edu/breastfeeding/handexpression.Html.

In brief: Yes
Absolutely! i used the technique of manual expression for both of my children and it was awesome.
Most people who hear this think the concept seems very strange, however i found hand expression to be more efficient for me than a breast pump. Check out this video from stanford on the technique: http://newborns.Stanford.Edu/breastfeeding/handexpression.Html.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Yes, though it's a hassle and can get uncomfortable.
If you're going to be pumping regularly, you probably want an electric pump.

In brief: Yes
Yes, though it's a hassle and can get uncomfortable.
If you're going to be pumping regularly, you probably want an electric pump.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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