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Does hand expressing breastmilk stimulate your breasts to make more milk?

I hate my pump!!

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:08 AM on Oct. 9, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • yes but not very well, especially if you get very engorged. you wont be able to express as much milk. and also with hand pumping you can really hurt yourself, ususally by pushing too hard. i think you should try to get a different pump.

    Answer by leksismommy at 11:20 AM on Oct. 9, 2008

  • I know I can't get whole lot out that way. I know pumping hurts, but you're better off with the pump than your hands.

    Answer by musicpisces at 2:20 PM on Oct. 9, 2008

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