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by springrose
Sat Nov 16, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: Expressing and storing breastmilk
Topic: Cleaning breast pump parts
Replies: 9
Views: 1667

Air dry breast pump parts, not completely dry

How do you dry the breast pump parts till they are completely dry? The high humidity here doesn't help when I put them on paper towel to dry, they don't go completely dry. And I use them every 2 hour.
by springrose
Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Early Days
Topic: attachment issues and sore nipples
Replies: 2
Views: 922

attachment issues and sore nipples

Baby is on day 7 and I don't understand why when I try to get the good attachment the baby pulls out (readjust) and therefore I feel my nipples being in pain. Seems to happen rather frequently. Having sore nipples at the moment from poor attachment. Apart from applying cream and air drying it, when ...
by springrose
Sat Oct 12, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: Expressing and storing breastmilk
Topic: Cleaning breast pump parts
Replies: 9
Views: 1667

Yes it came with some instructions but I was not sure on how to clean the parts, probably a video would help if someone can point me to it? I don't have a dishwasher so I cannot use that method. A friend said their bottle tasted very 'soapy' and the baby didn't like the milk inside after that, so I ...
by springrose
Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:19 pm
Forum: Expressing and storing breastmilk
Topic: Cleaning breast pump parts
Replies: 9
Views: 1667

Cleaning breast pump parts

I have the manual instructions for cleaning the breast pump parts. I also have an electric sterilizer. So if I clean them in the electric sterilizer, do I still need to manually clean them? (hot water, liquid, cold water, hot water)?
by springrose
Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Donor Milk
Topic: Donor Milk donators
Replies: 11
Views: 3317

just to update all, submitted my forms and blood results and they sent me a box of 31 empty sterilized bottles and a small bottle of hand sanitizer, and instructions to express milk. They will come collect when I have filled all of them. Can't tell how excited I am, and hopefully I will be able to p...
by springrose
Thu Oct 03, 2013 1:32 pm
Forum: Donor Milk
Topic: Donor Milk donators
Replies: 11
Views: 3317

great to hear the positive experience!
fellare wrote:When I donated to a milkbank, they provided pump, bottles. I had to drop off the milk myself as I had to sign a form each time.

Well worth it
by springrose
Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:59 am
Forum: Donor Milk
Topic: Donor Milk donators
Replies: 11
Views: 3317

mothers milk bank

thanks for all the replies. i was referring to mothers milk bank, but found the resources page provided useful. will have a read.
by springrose
Wed Oct 02, 2013 3:02 pm
Forum: Donor Milk
Topic: Donor Milk donators
Replies: 11
Views: 3317

Donor Milk donators

Hi, just wondering if there are any milk donors out there. I have emailed my questions to the Donor milk but have not heard from them. I was wondering what will be provided to milk donors (pump? milk bottles? breastmilk bags?) and how the process of milk collection will be done (will i have to deliv...