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Pumps and pumping

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There are so many different breast pumps out there and it can be hard to know what to get. Pumps can also be expensive to purchase and you usually can't return them once you open the box. Further complicating things, the various health insurance companies do not all cover the cost of breast pumps the same way. Some policies require a doctor's note, others don't. Some will dictate which pump you can get covered and who must supply it to you, others give you a voucher and let you choose your pump and supplier.

Once you have your pump, you'll probably have questions about how to use it, when to use it, and how to keep it working at maximum efficiency. Like most mechanical devices, there is a chance that at some point, it will develop a problem that will prevent it from functioning properly. You may also have questions about pumping at work, at school, or while traveling.

At the end of your breastfeeding & pumping journey, you may wonder if you can donate or recycle your breast pump.

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