Expressing breast milk

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Expressing breast milk

Expressing milk means squeezing milk out of your breast. You would do this if you are separated from your baby for any reason.

Expressing breast milk

Expressing breast milk. Video transcript.

Expressing milk means squeezing milk out of your breast. You would do this if you are separated from your baby for any reason.

If you find you need to express breast milk:

  • express by hand if you can, especially in the first few days
  • discuss other ways of expressing with your midwife or Well Child nurse

This page last reviewed 02 June 2013.
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