Wash your hands before expressing and handling breastmilk for storage. And keep your spirits up by reminding yourself of the many benefits of breastfeeding.
After your supply is set, you may need to start pumping and storing your breastmilk. your milk at the same time you would have normally breastfed your baby.
Practice pumping when you are rested, relaxed and your breasts feel full. Once a day try to breastfeed your baby only on one side and pump the other breast. These guidelines are for milk expressed for a full-term healthy baby. Guatemala Spanish, English, French. Uncomment this section and place the emergency message. Don't store breast milk in disposable bottle liners or plastic bags designed for general household use. Hong Kong English, Chinese. If you do shake the milk, it might not be a problem at all—and even if it turns out that shaking makes a difference it will still be the best nutrition for your child.