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How often should I pump milk for my baby in the hospital?

We recommend 15 to 20 minutes of pumping seven times in the daytime plus one more in the middle of the night. Here is a pumping schedule sample:

  • 3:00 a.m. 
  • 8:00 a.m.
  • 10:00 a.m.
  • 12:00 noon
  • 3:00 p.m. 
  • 5:00 p.m. 
  • 7:00 p.m. 
  • 10:00 p.m.