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expressing & storing milk

The woes of oversupply

9 Reasons To HATE Pumping & 1 NOT To

Mamas typically have a love-hate relationship with their pumps. more

Woes of the breast pump

10 Best Pumping Tips

Breast pumping experiences vary widely from mother to mother. Some mothers may pump several times a day to provide milk for a baby who hasn’t mastered the art of breastfeeding. Some may pump only once in a while, when they... more

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Product Spotlight: Milkies Freeze

The company that brought you the Milkies Milk-Saver is back with a new product: the Freeze, a storage system that allows you to store pumped breast milk flat in the bag (bags not included), then filed in a “first in, first... more

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Do I Need To Throw Away My Frozen Breast Milk If There Is A Power Outage?

How long can the power be out before I need to worry about my frozen breast milk? more

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How Do I Thaw Frozen Breast Milk?

I have been pumping my milk and freezing it for my baby. Are there special instructions for thawing stored milk? more

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Is It Easy To Hand-Express Breast Milk?

I would like to avoid purchasing a breast pump. Is expressing milk by hand easy to do? more

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What Is The Best Way To Store Milk At Work?

I will be returning to work soon, and I will need to pump milk while at work. What is the best way for me to store my milk while I am at work? more

How Long Can I Store My Breast Milk?

I will be returning to work after my baby is born. I plan to express my milk, so that it can be given to my baby. What is the best way to store it once it’s expressed? more

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Why Does My Breast Milk Smell Sour?

I have been freezing my breast milk, according to common storage guidelines. But when I thaw the milk, it smells sour. Is there something wrong with my breast milk? more

Product Spotlight: Hands-Free Pumping Bra

I have a pretty uncomplicated history with breastfeeding and pumping, having managed it for various lengths of time for each of my three children. But I would never call pumping “easy.” So it’s a bold move for the makers of... more