Work.Pump.Repeat & The Art of Pumping
Work.Pump.Repeat & The Art of Pumping---based on feedback we are offering a COMBINATION class offering the logistics of returning to work and the art of pumping. In this powerhouse combo class, learn the tips, tricks, and shortcuts to a smooth and successful return to work. To help you prepare and survive the transition back to work, we will cover: When to start pumping and storing your milk Wardrobe considerations Preparing you and your baby for daycare How much milk to send Working with daycare on schedules Time-management tips to get you out the door Sample pump schedules at work Logistical ideas for pumping at work Time-saving strategies Solutions for work travel and pumping on the go Huge photo library of lactation spaces in and around DC The second half of the class focuses on the art of pumping. We will talk about: Buttons, dials and timers: making the most of the settings on your pump Tubes, membranes and valves (when to wash, when to toss) Flange fit Tubes, membranes and valves: care and maintenance How to get the most milk in the shortest time possible Milk storage tips and tricks Babies are welcome. Bring a mat or blanket on which your little one can stretch out. Food and snacks are permitted. Handouts and slides will be provided. An optional add-on session is available for hands-on help, from Susan. Flange Fitting and Beyond: Try different size flanges to find the perfect fit for you. Work on finessing your pump settings. Learn to master hand expression. For this session, bring all of your pump(s), pump parts, and milk-collection bottles. Class limited to 8. Please see our separate Eventbrite registration page to register!
5533 16th Street North
Arlington, VA 22205