Pumping Survival School

Your no-nonsense, no-judgment guide to pumps and pumping.

Pumps and pumping

What does a "normal" nipple look like?

What does a "normal" nipple look like?

The thing is, nipples come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and colours, and there is no such thing as a "normal" nipple. However, there may be certain characteristics that...

What does a "normal" nipple look like?

The thing is, nipples come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and colours, and there is no such thing as a "normal" nipple. However, there may be certain characteristics that...

The fourth trimester: thrive guide

The fourth trimester: thrive guide

During the fourth trimester (the first 12 weeks after your baby is born), mums need care (and cuddles, if you’re so inclined) too. 

The fourth trimester: thrive guide

During the fourth trimester (the first 12 weeks after your baby is born), mums need care (and cuddles, if you’re so inclined) too. 

Do I need to eat healthier while pumping?

Do I need to eat healthier while pumping?

Pumping and breastfeeding mothers have enough to worry about without second guessing whether we should be eating that Mars Bar or drinking that much-needed latte.

Do I need to eat healthier while pumping?

Pumping and breastfeeding mothers have enough to worry about without second guessing whether we should be eating that Mars Bar or drinking that much-needed latte.

Transitioning from nursing to pumping

Transitioning from nursing to pumping

Whether you have nursed your baby for a short time, or months, transitioning to exclusively pumping can be quite an emotional time for both you and your child. As well...

Transitioning from nursing to pumping

Whether you have nursed your baby for a short time, or months, transitioning to exclusively pumping can be quite an emotional time for both you and your child. As well...

Can pain inhibit milk flow?

Can pain inhibit milk flow?

If you’re one of the 7 in 10 women who experience pain or discomfort when you’re pumping, you might have wondered if it’s impacting your milk flow. Spoiler alert -...

Can pain inhibit milk flow?

If you’re one of the 7 in 10 women who experience pain or discomfort when you’re pumping, you might have wondered if it’s impacting your milk flow. Spoiler alert -...

Milkdrop's baby shower gift guide

Milkdrop's baby shower gift guide

A new baby is always cause to celebrate, but with today’s oversaturated baby product market it can be very difficult to settle on the perfect gift for your friend or...

Milkdrop's baby shower gift guide

A new baby is always cause to celebrate, but with today’s oversaturated baby product market it can be very difficult to settle on the perfect gift for your friend or...

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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