Check to see if your health-insurance plan will cover the cost of buying or renting a pump. If you'll be pumping daily, go for a double electric model, which will better stimulate the breasts and allow you to get the job done faster.
Since your body tends to make the most milk in the morning, try to pump after that first feeding when you're likely to have some left over. Any time Baby does not fully empty both breasts, you can also pump the breast that still has milk.
Attach the breast shields to the bottles, then fit the shields to your breasts. Turn on the pump and gradually turn up the vacuum's power so that your breasts are stimulated enough to let down (release milk) without causing you pain.
Pump for a minute after the flow stops so your breasts are drained. Turn the pump off and use a clean finger to press on your breast above the rim to break the suction. Then roll the rim down so the top of the shield lifts off your breast first.
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