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Many working mothers can continue breastfeeding thanks to breast pumps that even come handy while travelling. This is a great option if your baby is in NICU. Experts claim it’s safe to use if you follow the rules carefully.

CHENNAI: When a baby is born, the mother’s body automatically begins the process of lactation to provide essential nutrients and antibodies to the child. It is universally advised to follow breastfeeding exclusively for the first six months, and carry on for six more, along with solid foods till the baby is two. But with maternity leave allowance of only six months (and in many offices, it’s still three or less), and lack of feeding and nursing rooms in offices and public spaces, how should mothers balance work and provide nutrition for their baby? During World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7), CE looks at the use of breast pumps by mothers to collect and store breast milk......................Read more


Source: The New Indian Express

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