Breast Pumping Basics


Whether you’ll use a manual or electric pump, choosing to express breast milk for your child with a breast pump is an important decision to make for your child’s wellbeing. Pumping ensures that your child receives all the healthy benefits of breastmilk even if you cannot breastfeed exclusively. Learning how to effectively use a pump and how to incorporate pumping into your daily schedule can help to make certain that you are able to express enough breastmilk for all of your child’s feedings. We’re here to help you choose the right type of pump so that you can continue to provide your child with breastmilk. To help you get started, we’ve assembled multiple resources and articles that give you all the information that you need to choose a pump and begin expressing milk.