CategoriesBreast Pumping

Why Pump?

why pump

Reasons for Mom to feed her baby breastmilk in their first year of life.

  • It helps keep your baby healthy.
  • Protects against infections, diseases, and even viruses.
  • Is easily digested, as the baby will not likely have constipation, diarrhea, or an upset stomach from breastmilk.
  • It helps babies have healthier weights as they grow.

The best part about pumping with The Restful Pump Chair

  • Allows Mom to rest and pump or multitask in 2 different forward-leaning supportive positions

  • May reduce stress by getting some work done at the hands-free workstation

  • Offers the ability to pump hands-free, which enables mom to perform self-breast massage during pump sessions. 

Why should moms pump breastmilk?

  • Pumping after each breastfeeding session may increase milk supply

  • Pumping provides nipple stimulation to increase and maintain milk supply

  • Convenience for moms to pump and then bottle feed the baby

  • Allows Dad and other family members to bottle feed and bond with the infant

  • Mom returns to the workplace and is not with the infant to breastfeed

  • Moms may donate extra milk to a milk bank. Some clinics or hospitals may pay mothers for their milk.

  • Surrogates may pump and donate her breastmilk after the baby is born and living with their parents

  • Allows Mom to build a milk supply to store in the freezer, even before the infant needs more milk

  • Exclusively pumping gives babies all the benefits of breastmilk if Mom cannot nurse or the baby cannot latch for other medical reasons