Pumping, Storing & Returning to Work

For breastfeeding mothers who work outside of the home in CT or NY

Upcoming Class: Sunday, February 26, 2017 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Babies welcome.

Rhonda Trust, PhD, teaching Pumping, Storing & Returning to Work class in 2014 at HypnoBirthing of CT

Course Outline:

  • Introduction – Benefits to Mom, Baby and Employer.
  • Preparing for your return to work:  Getting started; a review of the pump and accessories; creating a smooth transition for the baby.
  • Building your storage supply:  Storage container options; freezing and fridging milk; establishing sufficient quantity.
  • The Return: Tips for pumping at work; maintaining supply while working; scheduling how, when and how much to pump during your work day; finding a location; methods of expression; packing the milk and sterilizing the equipment at work.
  • Communicating with your workplace:  know your rights; what to tell them.
  • Communicating with your childcare provider: educating them on the difference between handling/storing/feeding breastmilk vs. formula.
  • Temperature of breastmilk.
  • Whose property is breast milk anyway?
  • Video Clip
  • Q&A
  • A review of your course handouts, including “Handling and Storage of Breastmilk”, “Tips for pumping/storing in the workplace”, etc.

Fee:  $65.00

For all registrants, the fee includes a folder of handouts.