Quoting whoknowsx:" All moms are super moms so this is not to be offensive Anyway.... I am trying to logistically and ... [snip!] ... some sort of storage? Should BD introduce the bottle quickly so we can find one that works? Anyone done this before? Any tips?"
Quoting The Doctor:" What's your class schedule like? I went back to classes a week after DD was born, and BFed. I had my ... [snip!] ... (I did BF for 8 months, though). I would recommend starting to pump ASAP so that you are used to it and have some saved up."
Quoting Bearer of ʞings:" I returned to school when my toddler was just a week. I pumped after the feeding so not to mess up my ... [snip!] ... every class. A hand pump works just fine and fits easier in a bag. My son will be 2 in October and he's still breastfeeding "
Quoting James Mama:" Start pumping right away! I went back to school full time a week after my daughter was born and was not ... [snip!] ... though and had enough to feed her while I was gone. It is a lot of work but if you are determined you can make it work "
Quoting ☮ Phuket:" I would pump right away. You might have an over supply but at least you can get a built up stash. My ... [snip!] ... school and work because once I started working my supply dropped a lot even though I was pumping every 3 to 4 hours. Good luck!"
Quoting whoknowsx:" I actually have a really good class schedule this semester -- I will be gone anywhere from 1.5 hours ... [snip!] ... 3 eight-hour finals in december (+ time away from him to study) so I want to make sure I have milk saved up for those times."
Quoting whoknowsx:" Good idea! I won't even go near the bottles at home, only BD. I have a Medela Pump in style... should ... [snip!] ... I even bother trying to take breaks to pump? or should I just feed before I go and feed after (i live like 5 minutes away) "
Quoting whoknowsx:" This might sound dumb but... what is an oversupply? and how often should I pump? every two hours? "