It’s been a while since we talked about pumping.  Need some pumping 101?  Here you go. Some of the most common pumping concerns discussed…all in one episode!

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Things we talked about:

It’s been a while since we did a pumping episode [8:00]

Basics – when to start pumping [11:20]

You don’t have to pump at all [14:16]

Pump settings [16:12]

Flanges…what are they [22:45]

How long to pump for [25:30]

Hands on pumping [26:20]

Sterilizing pump parts [27:30]

Have extra parts [29:00]

Best time to pump [31:09]

Inconsistent amounts [32:05]

Pumping is not an indication of milk supply [32:57]

How often to pump [34:50]

Letting others feed-pumping so partners can feed [37:05]

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