Hand expression of breastmilk - English

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Outline:

1. Benefits of expressing breastmilk 2. How to express breastmilk by hand? i. When to start expressing breastmilk? ii. Preparation of appropriate container for collecting breastmilk iii. Ways to release breastmilk from breast tissues before expressing breastmilk iv. How to express breastmilk completely from both breasts? v. Wrong techniques to avoid while expressing breastmilk 3. How often should a mother express breastmilk? i. To initiate and maintain breastmilk production ii. To build up mother’s milk supply iii. To relieve symptoms such as engorgement, or leaking of breastmilk at work iv. To keep nipple skin healthy v. To keep milk for her baby while the mother is out at work