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Choosing the size of your breast pump funnel

Choosing the size of your breast pump funnel

The breast pump awakens a love-hate in the mothers who use it. It can be a great ally to maintain our lactation but it can also be a torture above all if we do not succeed with the extractor that suits us well. Getting the funnel size right is the key to a pleasant and effective extraction. And the same way we buy shoes in our size, we should keep in mind that not all nipples are the same. That…

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When a milk top-up is necessary (supplementing)

When a milk top-up is necessary (supplementing)

Many babies get “little top-ups” or supplements when they don’t need them. Milk supplementation is mostly associated with artificial milk, which can create problems for breastfeeding. Today we will talk about supplements, when they are needed, and, if they are necessary, the best options for how to give them.   What are “top-ups”, what is supplementing? These are variable amounts of milk, which are given to the baby once or several times a day after the usual breastfeeding sessions, to…

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10 Tricks for pumping more milk with a breast pump

10 Tricks for pumping more milk with a breast pump

Pumping milk with a breast pump is something that most mothers are facing at some point during breastfeeding. Whether you are going out for a few hours or you are going back to work and want to leave milk for your baby. It’s always got to know some of the following tricks and even more so if these are getting you to express more milk. Here are some hints for getting more milk with a breast pump:   Brands: something…

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