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I'm having trouble pumping at work. What can I do?

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Dr. Shannon Cole
Pediatrics
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In brief: Other option

Despite pumping frequently at work you may not be a pump all the milk your infant needs to sustain good growth.
To make up for this i tried pumping on 1 breast while nursing on the other breast 1 feeding per day to store extra milk and increase supply. You may also have to consider formula supplement if you can't keep up, which i also did. Discuss with your pediatrician what is best for you.

In brief: Other option

Despite pumping frequently at work you may not be a pump all the milk your infant needs to sustain good growth.
To make up for this i tried pumping on 1 breast while nursing on the other breast 1 feeding per day to store extra milk and increase supply. You may also have to consider formula supplement if you can't keep up, which i also did. Discuss with your pediatrician what is best for you.
Dr. Shannon Cole
Dr. Shannon Cole
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Dr. Shannon Cole
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Try this

This can be very frustrating as a working mom who is trying to breast feed.
I personally found it hard to pump between patients. What i did was pump on a double electric pump as soon as i got to work for about 10-15 minutes, then for a full 20 minutes at lunch, and again for about 10-15 minutes at the end of the day prior to leaving for home.

In brief: Try this

This can be very frustrating as a working mom who is trying to breast feed.
I personally found it hard to pump between patients. What i did was pump on a double electric pump as soon as i got to work for about 10-15 minutes, then for a full 20 minutes at lunch, and again for about 10-15 minutes at the end of the day prior to leaving for home.
Dr. Shannon Cole
Dr. Shannon Cole
Thank
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