Expressing Milk for your Baby

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EXPRESSING MILK FOR YOUR BABY


Breastfeeding and expressing milk for your premature baby or sick infant

Copies of this booklet are available in all the Expressing Rooms in CHI at Crumlin

Breastfeeding and Expressing for your Premature or Sick Baby


How to establish and increase your milk supply when pumping 

The following video link provides information on how to establish and increase your milk supply when pumping

https://med.stanford.edu/newborns/professional-education/breastfeeding/maximizing-milk-production.html


Hand Expressing 

The following video demonstrates Hand Expression

https://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/baby-friendly-resources/video/hand-expression/


A Mother's Story 

Jans Story 2018


Skin to Skin Contact 

The following video demonstrates how to do Skin to Skin Contact

https://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/baby-friendly-resources/guidance-for-health-professionals/implementing-the-baby-friendly-standards/further-guidance-on-implementing-the-standards/skin-to-skin-contact/


Expressing Assessment Tool (EAT) 

A guide to help you know when expressing is going well. Your nurse will provide you with a copy of this and use this guide with you daily.

Expressing Assessment Tool (EAT) Mothers Version 2018


Expressing Log

Keeping track of your milk supply, helps when establishing and maintaining your milk supply

Expressing Log Book


Are you using the right size breast shield for expressing ?

Choosing your Personal Fit Breast Shield Sizing Tool


Guide for washing and sterilising your expressing equipment

Guide to washing and sterilising


Support and Information Session 


Could you be a human milk bank donor?

Could you be a human milk bank donor?


Instructions for use Medela Symphony breastpump

A video on how to use the Medela Symphony breastpump

Click here to watch video


How to rent a hospital grade pump

How can I rent a breast pump while my baby is in CHI at Crumlin?