Robin Kaplan, M.Ed., IBCLC is a lactation consultant in San Diego, CA. She started the San Diego Breastfeeding Center in 2009 and is the author of a new book, Latch: A Handbook for Breastfeeding with Confidence at Every Stage. She recently launched an online course Breastfeeding for the Working Family (use code BIRTHKWEENS15 for $15 off). Here’s an overview of what’s covered in this episode:

  • Some common mental, emotional, and logistical concerns of breastfeeding parents regarding going back to work
  • How/when to prepare for going back to work while breastfeeding. (Click here to get Robin’s guide for going back to work)
  • Why it’s important to make friends with your breast pump and considerations when getting yourself on a pumping schedule
  • Introducing your baby to a bottle, and what to do if they’re having trouble taking one
  • Video about baby led bottle feeding
  • Some info about the legal protections for breastfeeding/pumping in America, including the websites Robin mentions, Break Time for Nursing Mothers and Supporting Nursing Moms at Work
  • Click here to listen to Robin’s first interview with us about how to set yourself up for success with breastfeeding
  • Click here to listen to Robin’s second interview about feeding a baby with tongue/lip ties
  • Click here to buy Robin’s book!
  • Click here to sign up for Robin’s new online course, Breastfeeding for the Working Family and use the code BIRTHKWEENS15 at checkout for $15 off.

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