How to explain the difference between hand expression and pumping to a man
How would you explain the difference between hand expression and pumping to a man? That's easy! Breast pumps are medical devices, hands are the biological norm. Picture 1: Medical device...Read more
Ancient lamp or breastbowl?
I came across an article on the history of baby bottles. Earlier this year, the Swiss museum Alimentarium had an exhibition on the history of baby bottles. Their article states: "Antique...Read more
The power of hand expression
Check out this recent article about the power of hand expression by Diana West, BA, IBCLC. She writes "It [hand expression] can be more reliable than a pump ... It's...Read more
hand expression vs. pumping video
Check it out! Here is the link: hand expression vs. pumping video Since I'm returning to my full time job soon, I decided to do a controlled comparison of hand...Read more
Excerpt on hand expression from "Breastfeeding and Human Lactation"
Here is an excerpt from the text book "Breastfeeding and Human Lactation" by Jan Riordan (p. 207). "Hand Expression: Although many women in the United States think first of using...Read more
Instructional video: Maximizing milk production
Here is an instructional video about handexpression made by researchers from Stanford University: http://newborns.stanford.edu/Breastfeeding/MaxProduction.html At about 3 minutes into the video there is an example of hand expression vs. pumping....Read more