Returning to work…just ugh.  There’s so much to it, no matter how much you might love and miss your job.

When to pump?  How much milk do you need? How do you prepare? There are so many questions.

Join us today as we discuss the struggle that is returning to work. 

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Things we talked about:

Returning to work after the pandemic [5:23]

When to start pumping? [9:54]

Flange sizes? What the heck? [14:30]

Leaving your baby with a care provider [18:20]

Care providers may not understand a breastfed baby [22:08]

Do not increase milk volume [22:36]

Feeding patterns and supply changes [23:33]

Story about a 6 month old baby and the return to work situation they had [26:10]

Prepare bottles ahead [33:10]

Getting your period and other hormonal stuff [35:45]

Baby doesn’t take the bottle [39:46]

When to pump at work [41:15]

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Links to information we discussed or episodes you should check out!

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