Believe it or not, pumping breast milk is just like everything else: It takes practice. You might find yourself challenged or puzzled at first by this odd machine and how it operates. But you will catch on over time. The trick is to find techniques that work for you.
With the excitement of pregnancy, you’re probably thinking about baby clothes, a cute crib, a carseat – a whole world of new items for the baby. A breast pump might not come to the top of your mind. Why get one now? You’re wondering. I can breastfeed for the first month or so.
It’s a dilemma that many new moms run into. You’d like to get a breast pump. But you’re afraid it’s going to cost a fortune… even with health insurance.
Here’s the truth: If you have health insurance or Medicaid, you can probably get a breast pump for free or at a low cost. It just takes a phone call or two.