Breastfeeding A Baby

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

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  • 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.
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