Are you a pumping mom looking for the best cooler bag for your expressed breast milk? Or perhaps a working mom who plan to return to work soon after your maternity leave ends.
Without doubt, when you need to pump breast milk while being away from your baby, you need a cooler bag.
But which breast milk cooler bag fits your need the most?
In this article, we’ll discuss about 7 most popular breast milk cooler bags. I tried my best to explain the pros and cons so that you feel confident before buying that this is the best cooler bag for you.
I frequently heard about Medela Freestyle breast pump from my friends who works full time. They rave a lot about it.
They talk about it all the time as if they cannot live without it.
It seems to me, Medela Freestyle is kind of the gold-standard when it comes to ‘what breast pump to buy for a working mom’.
But, is that really true?
Recently I got an opportunity to pump with Medela Freestyle and interviewed one of my best friend who has used it for at least two years.
What did I find?
Is Medela Freestyle truly the best breast pump for working moms?
In the detailed review, I will uncover everything related to Medela Freestyle performance, the love and hate, the detailed pros and cons.
So, if you plan to buy this pump, read further to learn more about FreeStyle.
I thought breastfeeding is a natural thing.
That every mom will eventually master breastfeeding.
So I did literally nothing during my first pregnancy to prepare for breastfeeding (oh.. except buying a breast pump because I plan to return to work once my maternity leave ends).
And the truth....?
I was overwhelmed...
I was overwhelmed with my baby's constant crying in his second night. It seemed like he wanted to nurse and nurse and nurse. And I was extremely exhausted.
The normal jaundice check routine became a nightmare when the doctor said I needed to give him more milk.
I was blaming myself constantly.
I didn't know what to do when he kept falling asleep during feeding.
My extended family kept pestering me that I should eat more, I should feed him more, and on.. and on...
It was all chaotic...
Though it got better after a few months, I truly regretted the experience. I promised myself that I would do better the next time around. So in the next pregnancy, I made sure I was more well-prepared.
Do you know that you can start preparing for breastfeeding during pregnancy? In fact, it is very crucial to have yourself prepared in advance, so that you feel well-informed and ready to breastfeed once your baby arrives.
This article will discuss 12 actionable tips to get yourself prepared for breastfeeding your baby, even before your baby arrives.
I remember that pinky milk that I pumped for my son.
My nipple had been so sore..
Yet I needed to pump to stimulate my milk production. My baby was jaundiced and needed that extra milk.
My husband was horrified to see to milk and ask me to stop pumping immediately.
I asked him at that time, so what should I do?
It was a dillema... I want my nipple to heal, but at the same time want to continue nursing and pumping no matter what.
If someone asks me, “What is the best breastfeeding book for working mom”, I would undoubtedly choose this book, “Work. Pump. Repeat” by Jessica Shortall. If you are a working mom looking to continue breastfeeding after you return back to work, this book is a MUST for you. Let me repeat once again, this book […]
Your baby is due in a few weeks time.You plan to go back to work after your maternity leaves end.But you are worried… utterly worried.How are you going to continue breastfeeding after you start working again.You know you will need to pump..But this whole new world of pumping seems so complicated. So you start googling ‘when […]
My breastfeeding journey with baby #3 turned out to be like a roller coaster ride. After being happy that she didn’t get jaundice like her older siblings, she ended up hospitalised for a few days due to dehydration. Formula supplementation became mandatory until my milk supply was able to catch up with her demand. At 1 months […]