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Exclusive Pumping

on February 12, 2014 in Breastfeeding, Exclusive Breastfeeding

Some mothers pump exclusively for their babies, sometimes by choice and other times because of breastfeeding difficulties.  I have helped hundreds of mothers who for various reasons, have exclusively pumped their milk for their babies, and some for quite a long time!

Occasionally, I meet a mother who simply dislikes the idea of putting a baby to her breast.  For her, she understands the importance of breast milk and is willing to do twice the work of both pumping and bottle feeding for her baby. While in some cases, I don’t always understand the reasons behind a mother’s decision to bottle feed expressed milk; I respect their decision and am as supportive as possible.

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