Breast Milk Storage: Do’s & Don’ts
Expressing and storing
Tips for expressing breastmilk
The two main methods are:
There is a range of smaller pumps, hand-operated and electric, that you can buy too.
Tips for storing breastmilk
Storage of breastmilk for home use
Breastfeeding a baby does not mean that you are tied down. In fact, it is easier to go out at short notice because you have all your baby’s food and drink needs wherever you go! As a new mother, you can feel quite alone and it is important to have some social time just for yourself.
Learning to express and store breastmilk helps allow you to have a break. Taking care of yourself and having a little downtime, even an hour will really make an incredible impact on your ability to enjoy your beautiful new baby.