Hand Expression

Hand expression is so useful: engorgement, pump broken, away from baby longer than expected. It is a skill that is easier to learn by watching and doing than by reading about it. We’re lucky to have internet video now for learning by watching. Practicing in the shower can be a good way to learn by doing! I’ve got a collection of video links of hand expression on the library page of this blog. Here’s the one I just added to the list from Breastfeeding Medicine of Northeast Ohio:

The Basics of Breast Massage and Hand Expression from Maya Bolman on Vimeo.


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