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Pumps and pumping

How to increase your pumped milk volumes

How to increase your pumped milk volumes

Even if you're mostly happy with your milk supply, there's always room to try to be more efficient during each pump session. Here's a rundown of how to increase your...

How to increase your pumped milk volumes

Even if you're mostly happy with your milk supply, there's always room to try to be more efficient during each pump session. Here's a rundown of how to increase your...

What are breast pump cushions?

What are breast pump cushions?

Pumping doesn’t have to suck! But try telling that to your breasts when you are on your 5th pump of the day. While there are things you can do. If you...

What are breast pump cushions?

Pumping doesn’t have to suck! But try telling that to your breasts when you are on your 5th pump of the day. While there are things you can do. If you...

When will I stop leaking milk?

When will I stop leaking milk?

Leaking breast milk is a normal (and annoying) part of lactation, particularly in the early days. It certainly won’t last forever but you’d be forgiven for wondering, while putting yet...

When will I stop leaking milk?

Leaking breast milk is a normal (and annoying) part of lactation, particularly in the early days. It certainly won’t last forever but you’d be forgiven for wondering, while putting yet...

How to choose a breast pump: The ultimate guide to getting the right pump.

How to choose a breast pump: The ultimate guide...

Choosing the right breast pump can feel overwhelming. It’s like standing in front of an ice cream shop trying to choose a flavour... only without the delicious frozen treat and...

How to choose a breast pump: The ultimate guide...

Choosing the right breast pump can feel overwhelming. It’s like standing in front of an ice cream shop trying to choose a flavour... only without the delicious frozen treat and...

Must-Have Breast Pump Accessories

Must-Have Breast Pump Accessories

Although buying the right breast pump for you is a good start, pumping accessories can really make an impact on your pumping experience. Being prepared with simple items such as pump...

Must-Have Breast Pump Accessories

Although buying the right breast pump for you is a good start, pumping accessories can really make an impact on your pumping experience. Being prepared with simple items such as pump...

What is Mastitis - and what to do if you get it

What is Mastitis - and what to do if you get it

Mastitis—a common concern for breastfeeding and pumping moms—can unfortunately lead to the early cessation of breastfeeding or pumping. But fret not, because we've got some tips to help you prevent...

What is Mastitis - and what to do if you get it

Mastitis—a common concern for breastfeeding and pumping moms—can unfortunately lead to the early cessation of breastfeeding or pumping. But fret not, because we've got some tips to help you prevent...

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READY, SET, PUMP

Prepping to Pump

  • What to expect
  • Get the right pump
  • Know your body
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You want me to put my breast where?

How to Pump Comfy

  • Getting set up
  • How to express milk
  • Ways to get comfy
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is this normal?

Pumping Problems

  • Common problems
  • Quick (and long-term) fixes
  • Troubleshooting
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YEP, THIS IS YOUR LIFE (FOR NOW).

Pumping & Life

  • Back to work
  • Pumping schedules
  • Road-tested hacks
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How to use your Milkdrop products