One of the most common misconceptions about breastfeeding among High Desert women is that they can only nurse their children during their maternity leave or if they decide to stay home rather than go back to work. This is simply not true.

Many Apple Valley women have been able to return to work while still providing their infants with breast milk. The best way to do this is by pumping breast milk while at work and providing the baby with bottles of breast milk during the day. These tips will help women come up with a pumping routine that works for them and their babies.

What Are the Best Tips for Pumping at Work?

You will want to work with your OBGYN, as well as with a lactation consultant, in order to figure out the best way to keep your milk supply up while you begin your pumping routine at work. Remember that breastfeeding works on the principles of supply and demand, so you will want to pump on a regular basis in order to produce the most amount of milk for your baby.
It may seem daunting at first, but many working moms are able to find a pumping schedule and routine that works for them. Pumping allows women to return to the workforce without giving up the chance to provide their children with breast milk.