Hospital grade pumps are required to have a safety valve that does not allow milk to regurgitate (backflow) into the pump. Each patient has her own disposable kit, so that each kit is cleaned by that woman. These kits can be used multiple times by a woman, with cleanings after each use, but they can't be used by more than one woman. The only thing that is necessary to clean the pump is to wipe the pump off with the standard cleaning solution that the hospital provides for other multi-patient use equipment. This is a standard procedure in hospitals; you don't need to do any more cleaning beyond this.
I am finding it difficult to express more than 4oz at a time the flow tends to stop - even when baby is on the other breast. What is the average amount that can be expressed at any one time? Am I doing OK??
I am ready to stop nursing my 19 month old daughter. She nurses all night long basically in my bed and can rarely fall asleep with out being attached. What can i do to get her used to her crib? When i put her in there I make it comfy and spend time in the room with her but if i try to leave she scre
Can you breastfeed your baby right after you come from working out at the gym? (My daughter heard you cannot, and she wants to breastfeed. She will be going back weightlifting after the baby is born. Late April early May.) Thanks.