Everything You Need to Know About Pumping In Public
When I went back to work, I knew it was going to be tough at first.
I had a really good thing going in regards to nursing my son. And, I also got comfortable with pumping.
I knew I planned on expressing my milk during my work day, so everything fell right into place.
But one thing I wasn’t necessarily planned for was pumping in public.
When in the comfort of my own home and secluded office at work, pumping was easy and also convenient.
But, before I knew it, I found myself venturing farther and farther away from my home, for longer durations of time.
I remember having a fun girl’s night out one evening, and will never forget the pain I started to feel as I filled up.
I knew the day would come when I’d need to pump away from home, but was I really ready?
I pretty much had no choice!
So, pumping in public it was.
But, there are definitely some things I should have considered prior to actually doing it.
If pumping in public is new to you (and slightly scary), you’re not alone.
All first time nursing moms struggle with this concept from time to time.
Read on to learn everything there is to know about doing it, and gain some helpful tips and suggestions to make sure it goes smoothly!
Pumping in public happens!
While it may not be ideal for you, there is always a way, place, and method to get the job done.
You’ll not only physically feel relieved, but you’ll be happy to keep up the routine and will appreciate your steady milk supply.
While it may seem like a lot of planning and preparation, keep in mind that you won’t be doing this forever.
So, pump discreetly, comfortably, and effectively by following the tips and tricks above!