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Adventures in Breastfeeding

From short nipples to pumping in public, some surprising nursing challenges and how five women overcame them.


What the expert says:  “I tell moms that when they’re at work, they’re in a strange place for pumping, which can make it more difficult to express their milk,” Petok says. Women in a formal work environment should create a ritual to help them pump their milk more efficiently: Arrange an official break, drink a glass of water, listen to music, gaze at a photograph of the baby. But the most important thing is that women pump often while at work—preferably at the same times their babies normally nurse.


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