Breast Pumping Pain Just like with breastfeeding, pumping your breasts should most certainly not be painful or uncomfortable. While some discomfort and pain may happen, the occurrence of either could be an indicator that something needs to be adjusted or addressed. What Should Pumping Feel Like? Using a pump should be a similar sensation to comfortable breastfeeding: some pressure and gentle tugging. At times, it can even be a [...]
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Just like in pregnancy, a well-rounded diet rich in nutrition is a priority when breastfeeding. While most assume it has to do with milk composition and supply, there is evidence that it has more to do with the health status of the lactating mother. Breastfeeding and Nutrition By Ashley Georgakopoulos, IBCLC and Owner of Genesis Lactation Adding Healthy Calories Breastfeeding burns anywhere from 300-500 calories a day1, depending on [...]