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Hand Expression!

I field many, many questions about pumping from parents, but a lesser known topic that I'd love families to ask about - hand expression! If you forget your pump or it malfunctions, if you find yourself in an emergency situation without power or without your baby, if you just need some "relief" from feelings of fullness or discomfort, hand expression is a useful skill to have for every breastfeeding parent!

I love all the videos from Global Health Media. Here is a fantastic one on hand expression...

https://globalhealthmedia.org/videos/how-to-express-breastmilk/


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