Ok so Im going to BF but will have to go back to work 6 weeks after baby. When is it a good time for me to start to pump or how should I go about doing the feeding ans stuff?
Honey I work at a body shop and I am one of two women that work here And there are 21 men. I pumper in my car every 2 hours. You just tell them straight up whatyou have to do and for the most part people are fine. And don't feel bad about the formula. If you have it and never have to use it great. Some womens produce more then enough. If you need it you have it and alls good. I did forget to tell you about the pads though. They are a must. It will happen to you just like this- you will be standing there talking to a client and its 2 minutes past pumping/feeding time. You are trying to get out of there but its not working. All of a sudden you will feel the tingle and let down and swoooooooosh.Two nice big wet stains on the front of your shirt. Treat em like your undies. Don't leave home with out them and keep extras in your bag.
Answer by lostshel at 4:03 PM on Jun. 3, 2009
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Im not sure what your asking so I will answer both questions and hopefully one is right! The above poster is correct. Youll want you baby to take a bottle comfortably before you go back to work. I have 5 children and breast fed 3. I went back to work at 6 weeks with all of them too. I started pumping for bottles at 3 weeks. I used Playtex nursing bottles/bags and a dual breast electric pump ( fell a little like a cow pumping wurrr wur) you'll understand when you start lol. An electric pump is a lot more $ but you get more milk and if your like me you have to pump in your car, (use batteries or the adapter) and hand pumping for 30-45 mins switching boobs vs hooking both up to the beast and be done in 10 its worth the extra ching. I pumped around20 oz a day at first and pumped every 2 hours. Try and keep it as close to your babys feeding schedule as you can. You may have mix ur milk with formula too but thatsok.
Answer by lostshel at 2:51 PM on Jun. 3, 2009
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