Tag: Expressing

Rachel McAdams is our new hero

This fierce photo of Rachel McAdams double pumping is blowing up the interwebs – and we love it. Rachel McAdams was photographed by Claire Rothstein for Girls Girls Girls magazine, …

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Baby refusing formula from bottle

Q&A: I would love to mix feed but I literally get 30ml from both breasts if I’m lucky in an expressing session. Does anyone in a similar situation have some advice? How can I stop baby refusing formula from bottle?

Expressing, Storing & Managing Breast Milk

Midwife Tips: Expressing and storing breastmilk. Pump regularly or need to get organised for a special occasion, here are the best tips to get started.

Breastfeeding after Breast Reduction

Q&A: How do mums go breast feeding after previously having breast reduction surgery?

Mix feeding for a student mum

Parenting Tip: I’m due to have my 3rd baby soon, its been 5 years since I’ve had a new born. Just wondering if anyone has advice on how to breastfeed and give formula

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When to express breast milk

Our Baby Hints and Tips community share when is the best time of day to express breast milk My midwife said 3am is the best time. Even if ive just …

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Exhausted with exclusive expressing

Q&A: So my question is have you stopped expressing and been happy with your decision or have you looked back and wished you had kept going?

Reasons to express breastmilk

Expressing breastmilk isn’t always easy, with many mums finding they can only express a small amount, or that it takes a long time to get the amount you need. Lynne-McKensey Hall IBCLC shares why expressing may be beneficial, and how you can tackle some of the common issues mums face.

Expressing breastmilk quicker

Q&A: I’m a ftm with 9 day old dd. I’m struggling with breast feeding, I’m expressing atm as she’s destroyed my nipples from not attaching properly. I find it takes me hrs to express. It’s an electric advent, I aim to get 70ml for her feeds, this can take from 45min to 2 hrs. My breasts seem very full, and have tried expressing at different times of the day, it doesn’t seem to make much difference. Does any mums out there have n e suggestions on how to speed up the expressing process please as it’s all I seem to b doing atm, I’ve also got some formula as sometimes I just can’t keep up with her feeds.

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Baby won’t take bottle

Q&A: HELP! returning to work in 1.5 wks, full time, and breastfed 5 mth old refuses a bottle, tried expressed and formula and diff teets, even starved her for a day in a desperate attempt. been trying for 5 wks …. any suggestions? have started to intro solids and water to get her thru day but doesn’t take much, will have water out of sippy cup but if I put any milk in she turns away.

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