- Manual/hand expression of milk
- Pumping tips
- Choosing a breastpump
- Used Breastpumps
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- Breastpump troubleshooting and repair
- Breastpump Manufacturers
- Insurance reimbursement for lactation services, pumps & other supplies
Hand Expression of Breastmilk – a great video from the Stanford School of Medicine Newborn Nursery at LPCH
The Knack of Hand Expression by Linda Smith, BSE, FACCE, IBCLC
Making It Work: Hand-Expression from the LLL website.
Collecting Breastmilk by Anne Smith, IBCLC
What to Expect When Pumping by Paula Yount
About Pumps by Diane Wiessinger, MS, IBCLC
Breastpumps 101 by Becky Flora, BS, IBCLC
Breastfeeding: Where can you get a good breast pump?
by Debbi Donovan, IBCLC
What to Look for in a Breastpump by Tim Johnson, BS, CLE
Choosing a Correctly-Fitted Breastshield by Paula P. Meier, RN, DNSc, FAAN
Breastpumps Message Board pump questions and reviews at ParentsPlace.com
Tip: Have you ever melted pump or bottle parts when boiling them? (I have!) Try this:
When boiling items such as pump or bottle parts, put a couple of glass marbles into the pot and stay within earshot. If the water level gets low and the pot is about to boil dry, the marbles will start bouncing and clattering in the pan and alert you in time.
MY PUMP ISN’T WORKING!! . Troubleshooting for Breastpump Users by Linda J. Smith, BSE, FACCE, IBCLC.
Medela Mini Electric maintenance – what to do when milk backs up into the motor and how to reduce the chance of this happening
Women’s Preventive Services: Required Health Plan Coverage Guidelines – In an expansion of the Affordable Care Act in the US in 2011, breastfeeding moms are entitled to “Comprehensive lactation support and counseling, by a trained provider during pregnancy and/or in the postpartum period, and costs for renting breastfeeding equipment.”