21 min

Ep. 32 - Pumping Hacks: Tips for maximizing your pumping output‪!‬ The Milk Minute Podcast- Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding/Lactating/Pumping

    • Parenting

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Thank you to our sponsor Liquid IV. Click the link below and use the promo code MILKMINUTE to get 25% off your order, plus free shipping:
https://glnk.io/koyv/breastfeeding-for-busy-moms
Thank you to our sponsor Taking Cara Babies Sleep Courses
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Table of Contents
0:45 This episode: getting max pumping output
1:15 Every pump has a lifespan
2:05 Many people don’t use pumps correctly
2:35 Thank you to our sponsor Liquid IV
3:35 Steps to getting the most out of your pump
3:52 Step 1: know how your pump works
6:20 Tips on using the Spectra (or similar)
7:55 Step 2: destressing for better letdown
9:47 Breast compressions at halfway are helpful
10:10 Gravity helps, too
10:30 Feel for and hand express hard areas at end
11:20 Thank you to our sponsor Taking Cara Babies Sleep Courses
12:10 Step 3: get the right equipment
12:20 Before your 1st pump, measure both nipples!
14:12 Get some type of breast massager
15:13 Also, hands-free nursing bra, yes!
16:36 Hot compresses are helpful
17:20 Maintaining your equipment
18:00 Aeroflow and Edgepark are great resources (see below)
19:05 Now you have our tips for max pumping output
19:20 We have a freebie summary PDF for you! (see below)
19:40 Thank you for listening!
Helpful Links
Aeroflow: Click the link below to order your breast pump and accessories through your insurance
www.dpbolvw.net/click-9269202-13028985
Edgepark: Click the link below to order your breast pump and accessories through your insurance
https://www.tkqlhce.com/click-9269202-14331168
Freebie! Summary Max Pumping Output PDF
https://breastfeedingforbusymoms.com/supply-boost/
Credits and Contact Us
Thanks to Cherie Louise Turner for editing and production and to Lindsay Brett Carothers for her musical stylings of our intro and outro.
Additional music credits, thank you Wataboi and Mazzaccaro from Pixabay.
Thanks for listening to The Milk Minute. If you haven’t already please like, subscribe, and review our podcast wherever you listen.
To send us feedback, personal stories, or just to chat you can send us an email at milkminutepodcast@gmail.com
Join a community of like-minded breastfeeders AND hang out with Heather and Maureen! The Milk Minute Podcast Patreon members have access to exclusive merchandise and never-before-seen video. Plus, your support makes this project more sustainable. Thank you!Join us at www.patreon.com/milkminutepodcast
Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/milkminutepodcast)

If you’d like to support our podcast, you can find us on Patreon at patreon.com/milkminutepodcast.
Thank you to our sponsor Liquid IV. Click the link below and use the promo code MILKMINUTE to get 25% off your order, plus free shipping:
https://glnk.io/koyv/breastfeeding-for-busy-moms
Thank you to our sponsor Taking Cara Babies Sleep Courses
https://TakingCaraBbies.samcart.com/.../sci1hIcpVyQ77Vgb
Table of Contents
0:45 This episode: getting max pumping output
1:15 Every pump has a lifespan
2:05 Many people don’t use pumps correctly
2:35 Thank you to our sponsor Liquid IV
3:35 Steps to getting the most out of your pump
3:52 Step 1: know how your pump works
6:20 Tips on using the Spectra (or similar)
7:55 Step 2: destressing for better letdown
9:47 Breast compressions at halfway are helpful
10:10 Gravity helps, too
10:30 Feel for and hand express hard areas at end
11:20 Thank you to our sponsor Taking Cara Babies Sleep Courses
12:10 Step 3: get the right equipment
12:20 Before your 1st pump, measure both nipples!
14:12 Get some type of breast massager
15:13 Also, hands-free nursing bra, yes!
16:36 Hot compresses are helpful
17:20 Maintaining your equipment
18:00 Aeroflow and Edgepark are great resources (see below)
19:05 Now you have our tips for max pumping output
19:20 We have a freebie summary PDF for you! (see below)
19:40 Thank you for listening!
Helpful Links
Aeroflow: Click the link below to order your breast pump and accessories through your insurance
www.dpbolvw.net/click-9269202-13028985
Edgepark: Click the link below to order your breast pump and accessories through your insurance
https://www.tkqlhce.com/click-9269202-14331168
Freebie! Summary Max Pumping Output PDF
https://breastfeedingforbusymoms.com/supply-boost/
Credits and Contact Us
Thanks to Cherie Louise Turner for editing and production and to Lindsay Brett Carothers for her musical stylings of our intro and outro.
Additional music credits, thank you Wataboi and Mazzaccaro from Pixabay.
Thanks for listening to The Milk Minute. If you haven’t already please like, subscribe, and review our podcast wherever you listen.
To send us feedback, personal stories, or just to chat you can send us an email at milkminutepodcast@gmail.com
Join a community of like-minded breastfeeders AND hang out with Heather and Maureen! The Milk Minute Podcast Patreon members have access to exclusive merchandise and never-before-seen video. Plus, your support makes this project more sustainable. Thank you!Join us at www.patreon.com/milkminutepodcast
Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/milkminutepodcast)

21 min