Once you return to work, you can continue to breastfeed. If you live close to work or have an on site daycare, you may be able to breast feed during your breaks. If that isn't possible, you have two choices:
Advantages of pumping at work
Pumping at work will help stimulate your production of milk, that way you'll have plenty available when it comes time to feed. You can also collect the milk you pump, so your baby will have the health and nutritional benefits of breast milk even when you aren't there. To make things better, pumping can be an ideal way to feel a connection to your baby during the work day.
Although it can seem like a hassle, many mothers find that the benefits of breast pumping far outweigh the inconvenience.
To manage pumping at work, you'll need to have the following:
Make sure that you get used to pumping before you return to work, so you'll know what to expect and how it feels. You'll be much more confident with pumping at work if you already know that you can produce enough milk.
At work, you'll want to have somewhere that's away from everyone else when you pump, such as an empty office or empty room. This way, you'll be away from everyone else and you can have the quiet, relaxing environment you need to pump. In most offices, this shouldn't be a problem.
For the time frame, you'll want to pump every 2 - 3 hours if possible. If you can't, every 4 hours or so will have to suffice. After you have finished pumping, store the milk in the bags or bottles, clean yourself up, then go back to work. When you return home, you can feed the milk to your growing baby.
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Nurture-Elle Sizing Guide
We recommend that you simply order the size you are used to wear. If you are in between sizes, it's usually advisable to go up to the next size.
Si vous êtes entre deux tailles, vous pouvez commander la taille que vous êtes habituée à porter. Il est généralement conseillé de réduire à la taille suivante.