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Breast Milk Expression

Most mothers who plan to continue breastfeeding will need to express their breast milk during the work or school day if away from the baby for more than three or four hours. They also may want to obtain milk to store for feedings by the care provider. Continued, routine breast milk expression is important to maintain adequate milk production during the time spent away from your baby.

Listed in the directory below is some information regarding breast milk expression, for which we have provided a brief overview.

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Reviewed Date: 07-12-2011

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Disclaimer: This information is not intended to substitute or replace the professional medical advice you receive from your child's physician. The content provided on this page is for informational purposes only, and was not designed to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease. Please consult your child's physician with any questions or concerns you may have regarding a medical condition.