If possible, call a lactation consultant at least 2 weeks before returning to work and discuss your individual working situation. Different schedules work better for different mothers and babies. Here is a schedule that many women follow:
Remember to eat well, rest, and take care of yourself. Drink lots of water and continue to take your prenatal supplements or a multivitamin and mineral supplement. Breastfeeding while working outside the home can be challenging, but many mothers say it is definitely worth the extra effort. The relaxing time you spend nursing your baby can help you unwind after a hectic day and can reunite you with your baby.
Breastfeeding: Returning to Work
When You Can't Always Be Home
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