Expressing milk occasionally for your healthy babyEExpressing milk occasionally for your healthy babyExpressing milk occasionally for you healthy babyEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAHealthy living and preventionAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZDebbie Stone, RN, RLC Joyce Touw, BScN, PNC(C), RN, IBCLC, RLC Andrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC10.000000000000064.0000000000000842.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about the circumstances in which a breast pump may be needed. Learn how to effectively help the pumping process proceed more smoothly.</p><p>You may find that after breastfeeding is established, there will be times when you will not be able to be with your baby when they needs to eat. You can still provide your baby with breast milk during these times. You can do this by taking milk from your breasts with a breast pump. This is called expressing or pumping breast milk. You can then store your breast milk for your baby to drink when you cannot be with your baby during the feed. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>You can express milk by using an electric pump, a hand pump or with only your hand</li> <li>The best time to express milk is in the morning, 30-60 minutes after you have fed your baby.</li> <li>You can freeze fresh breast milk at home for up to 12 months in a deep freezer.</li></ul>
Tirer du lait à l’occasion pour un bébé en santéTTirer du lait à l’occasion pour un bébé en santéExpressing milk occasionally for you healthy babyFrenchNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAHealthy living and preventionAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZDebbie Stone, RN, RLC Joyce Touw, BScN, PNC(C), RN, IBCLC, RLCAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC10.000000000000064.0000000000000842.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez-en davantage sur les raisons qui pourraient vous pousser à utiliser un tire-lait. Apprenez comment tirer du lait plus efficacement et plus facilement.</p><p>Si vous ne pouvez être avec votre bébé lorsqu’il doit manger, vous pouvez tout de même lui donner du lait maternel en tirant votre lait avec un tire-lait en prévision de cette occasion. C’est ce que l’on nomme tirer ou extraire du lait maternel. Vous pouvez ensuite conserver le lait maternel afin de nourrir votre bébé lorsque vous ne pouvez l'allaiter.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Vous pouvez tirer votre lait en utilisant un tire-lait électrique, un tire-lait manuel ou simplement avec votre main.</li> <li>Le meilleur moment pour tirer votre lait est le matin, 30 à 60 minutes après avoir nourri votre bébé.</li> <li>Vous pouvez congeler le lait maternel frais à domicile jusqu’à 12 mois dans un congélateur.</li></ul>

 

 

Expressing milk occasionally for your healthy baby443.000000000000Expressing milk occasionally for your healthy babyExpressing milk occasionally for you healthy babyEEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAHealthy living and preventionAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZDebbie Stone, RN, RLC Joyce Touw, BScN, PNC(C), RN, IBCLC, RLC Andrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC10.000000000000064.0000000000000842.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about the circumstances in which a breast pump may be needed. Learn how to effectively help the pumping process proceed more smoothly.</p><p>You may find that after breastfeeding is established, there will be times when you will not be able to be with your baby when they needs to eat. You can still provide your baby with breast milk during these times. You can do this by taking milk from your breasts with a breast pump. This is called expressing or pumping breast milk. You can then store your breast milk for your baby to drink when you cannot be with your baby during the feed. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>You can express milk by using an electric pump, a hand pump or with only your hand</li> <li>The best time to express milk is in the morning, 30-60 minutes after you have fed your baby.</li> <li>You can freeze fresh breast milk at home for up to 12 months in a deep freezer.</li></ul><h2>How can you express breast milk?</h2> <p>There are three ways to express your breast milk:</p> <ul> <li>You can use an electric pump. </li> <li>You can use a manual (hand) pump that does not need batteries or electricity. </li> <li>You can express your breast milk with your hand. </li></ul> <h2>How to express your breast milk with your hand </h2> <p>After washing your hands, gently massage your breasts. To express milk, place the tip of your thumb and finger on opposite sides of the dark area around your nippled, called the areola, on the line where the darker and lighter skin of the breast meet. Press your thumb and finger back towards your chest wall and squeeze gently with a slight rolling motion forward toward the nipple opening. Rotate your finger and thumb placement around the breast in a clockwise motion to remove milk from different parts of your breast. It may take several rhythmic squeezes with thumb and finger in proper position before milk is expressed from the nipple. This is quite normal. Hand expressing will take 10 to 15 minutes for each breast. Collect the breast milk in a well washed and rinsed bowl or cup. Ask a lactation consultant or breastfeeding specialist for help to learn this skill as needed. </p> <h2>When should you express your milk?</h2> <p>The best time to express is in the morning because that is when most mothers get the most milk.</p> <p>It is best to pump 30 to 60 minutes after you have nursed your baby. This should leave plenty of milk in your breast for your baby to have for their feed. </p> <p>If your baby wants to feed shortly after you pumped, you can go ahead and feed your baby. You may need to help your baby get more milk during the feed by doing firm compressions (squeezing) on your breast while they are feeding. </p> <h2>How long should you pump?</h2> <p>Generally, 10 to 15 minutes per breast is long enough.</p> <h2>How much milk should you expect to express?</h2> <p>The amount of milk you can express will vary on your baby's age, the time you last pumped or fed, time of day that you are pumping, and the quality of the pump. If you pump between breastfeeding, you can usually pump about half the volume needed for a feeding. If you are pumping because you missed a feeding time, you can expect to pump a full feed. Usually a baby older than four or five days of life can take 30 to 60 mL of milk per feed. A baby between one to three weeks old can take 60 to 90 mL of milk. A baby between one to six months can take anywhere between 90 to 150 mL of milk per feed. </p> <h2>How long can you store your breast milk at home?</h2> <h3>Fresh milk</h3> <ul> <li>Room temperature: six to eight hours </li> <li>Refrigerator: three to five days </li> <li>Refrigerator freezer: three to six months </li> <li>Deep freezer: up to 12 months </li></ul> <h3>Thawed milk</h3> <ul> <li>Room temperature: one hour </li> <li>Refrigerator: 24 hours </li> <li>Refrigerator freezer: do not refreeze </li> <li>Deep freezer: do not refreeze </li></ul> <h2>Expressing breast milk if your baby is in the hospital</h2> <p>If your baby is ill in the hospital, you may need to express milk for them. The instructions for this are slightly different from those for expressing for healthy babies. See "<a href="/Article?contentid=1845&language=English">Breastfeeding: Expressing for Your Hospitalized Baby</a>". </p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/expressing_milk_occasionally_for_health_baby.jpgExpressing milk occasionally for your healthy baby

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