Using a breast pump or other device to express milk instead of breastfeeding
There are a number of reasons why a new mother may choose not to breastfeed, and express milk using a breast pump instead. It could be a personal choice or she may be physically unable to, due to her work or other circumstances. A breast pump or other device is the perfect solution for this. There are many devices available and one may have to search for the right one, but what is important is to find one that suits your personal needs so that you are able to relax and express milk during your down times.
Using a breast pump or other device requires care and protection
Should you opt to use a breast pump or other device to express milk, there is a little more work involved. Whichever device you choose, it must always be cleaned properly in order to prevent bacteria or thrush from developing. Wash your hands before use and after expressing dismantle the device and rinse all the parts under cold water to remove protein residues and wash with soap to remove fatty residues. Then the parts must be sterilised in boiling water. This is the only way you can prevent bacteria and fungi from developing.
Mamilla nipple fissure balm and nipple fissure oil provides protection when expressing
Unfortunately, fissures can still be created when expressing milk using a breast pump if your nipple is not properly inserted into the device. When pumping, these fissures can be pulled open, a very painful experience. The ingredients of Mamilla provide protection and relief and they also provide care when it is applied each time after expressing milk. And should there still be any bacteria, viruses or fungi present, they will not have the opportunity to penetrate through any wounds and cause an infection.
Mamilla provides protection against bacteria, viruses and fungi when using a breast pump
Mamilla can protect your nipples and areolas from fissures and any bacteria, viruses and fungi when you are expressing milk using a breast pump. And if there is any remaining fat, dirt or protein on the breast pump, Mamilla will protect you from it too. When you apply Mamilla after using a breast pump your nipples will be better protected from bacteria or nipple fissures, thanks to the nurturing and protective properties of the ingredients.
Mamilla relieves and soothes your skin, nipples and areolas when you use a breast pump
It's not just the antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties of Mamilla that are beneficial when using a breast pump (electric or manual), as there are many other benefits too. The nipples are subject to quite some stress when using a breast pump and they can sometimes become oversensitive or sore. That is why Mamilla provides perfect soothing, relief and support for your skin. When you apply Mamilla between the times when you use a breast pump, the skin of your nipples and areolas will stay nurtured and healthy. Rub Mamilla on your entire breast after showering for clean, nourished and healthy skin, nipples and areolas.
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