Health Tip: When a Working Mother Breast-Feeds
(HealthDay News) -- Keeping up the supply of breast milk can be
a big challenge new mothers who return to work.
The U.S. National Library of Medicine offers these
- Introduce the baby to bottle feeding at the age of 3 weeks to 4
weeks. Offering a bottle to a younger newborn is not advised.
- Purchase or rent a breast pump, and start pumping and freezing
breast milk about two weeks before you're scheduled to return to
- Breast-feed your baby just before you leave in the morning and
as soon as you get home. Plan a lunchtime visit and feeding, if you
- Whenever you're with baby, try to breast-feed exclusively.
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