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When Can I Start Using A Breast Pump?

How soon should a new mother begin using a breast pump and how will pumping affect her milk supply? more


Tips For Bottle-Feeding A Breastfed Baby

Updated July 17, 2015 When mothers return to work or school, they are oftentimes faced with a new reality: Learning how to bottle-feed their breastfed baby. Ultimately, bottle-feeding a breastfed baby should ensure that the baby gets the nutrients he... more

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How Often Will I Need To Pump At Work?

How often does a mother need to pump at work in order to maintain her supply and have enough milk for her baby? more


Support For Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Hot dogs and ketchup. Boo-boos and tears. Some things unmistakably go hand-in-hand. Being pregnant and landing a new job isn’t always one of those things. In fact, more often than not, it’s not one of those things. Yahoo! board of... more

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Center Of Support: Child Care Breastfeeding Support Offers Dual Benefits

Alicia V., a blogger and scientist in Mebane, North Carolina, was used to visiting her baby at the child care center to breastfeed. Since her daughter refused bottles, it had become a lunchtime routine. But when her child was 15... 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

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Will I Be Able To Pump At Work?

I plan to breastfeed for at least one year but I have to return to work after 16 weeks. Will I be able to pump my milk at work? more

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How Many Ounces Will My Baby Drink Each Day?

How much pumped breast milk will my baby need while I am away at work? more

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U.S. Lags Behind In Support Of Working Mothers

Despite recent and well-publicized efforts advocating the accommodation of breastfeeding in the workplace, the United States (U.S.) lags far behind just about every other industrialized nation in its overall support for working parents. Although family values are often cited by... more

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Businesses Are Helping Mothers Breastfeed

When my maternity leave ended, I was a mess. My son Tommy was only 6 weeks old. I had successfully established breastfeeding but was sleep-deprived and emotionally spent. All I wanted was to stay home with my baby. Tommy cooed... more