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When we think about expressing, the first thing which pops into most mum's minds is a breast pump. Whilst breast pumps are a great tool and most mums will use one at some point in their breastfeeding journey, there is another little magical trick you can have up your sleeve which can be a saviour in so many situations!

How to Hand Express

  1. Start by washing your hands, and collecting something to express into. If you are expressing whilst pregnant, or in the first day or two you may find expressing straight into a small syringe is most effective, If not use a clean cup/bottle.
  2. Using the same hand as breast (if expressing from right breast, use right hand), make a C shape with your thumb and fingers
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