Pumping breast milk can be a difficult and frustrating process, regardless of which method you choose. However, for many moms, hand pumping is by far the most challenging to get to grips with. Look on any post on the topic online and you’ll find many moms blasting hand pumping as difficult, ineffective and a complete waste of time. So, is it worth even trying?
The truth is, hand pumping is a challenge and it does take time, patience, and practice to master. However, it also offers many benefits you don’t get from a manual or electric pump.
If you’re considering trying the hand pump techniques, or you’ve tried it and you haven’t had much success, here you’ll discover some of the best techniques that can help. But first, let’s start with why you should give hand pumping a chance… [Read more…]