Re: Returning to work.. how much milk do I need?
yep!! hopefully you wn't have to pump as many times as you describe ... because it gets old real fast ... but that's what you do when you have to!
Originally Posted by @llli*tallmadre
you really only need enough for the first day in the fridge because you'll pump at work for the second day. but having a bit more than that can be nice as a buffer and for psychological reasons. most people find hteir babies take 1-1.5 oz/hour away, so 8-12 oz for an 8 hour shift. you'll figure things out as you go. what PP suggests sounds good to me too.
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