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Ep. 32 – Pumping Hacks: Tips for maximizing your pumping output!

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Table of Contents
0:45 This episode: getting max pumping output
1:15 Every pump has a lifespan
2:05 Many people don’t use pumps correctly
2:35 Thank you to our sponsor Liquid IV
3:35 Steps to getting the most out of your pump
3:52 Step 1: know how your pump works
6:20 Tips on using the Spectra (or similar)
7:55 Step 2: destressing for better letdown
9:47 Breast compressions at halfway are helpful
10:10 Gravity helps, too
10:30 Feel for and hand express hard areas at end
11:20 Thank you to our sponsor Taking Cara Babies Sleep Courses
12:10 Step 3: get the right equipment
12:20 Before your 1st pump, measure both nipples!
14:12 Get some type of breast massager
15:13 Also, hands-free nursing bra, yes!
16:36 Hot compresses are helpful
17:20 Maintaining your equipment
18:00 Aeroflow and Edgepark are great resources (see below)
19:05 Now you have our tips for max pumping output
19:20 We have a freebie summary PDF for you! (see below)
19:40 Thank you for listening!

Helpful Links
Aeroflow: Click the link below to order your breast pump and accessories through your insurance

Edgepark: Click the link below to order your breast pump and accessories through your insurance

Freebie! Summary Max Pumping Output PDF

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