Re: Forced to travel w/out baby
That must be so hard, knowing you have to travel soon, without baby!
You can start pumping now, to build a freezer supply for while you will be apart. Most mothers find the most success with pumping one side while baby nurses the other. You'll still make plenty for baby to nurse, and you'll get some in the fridge.
While you are apart, you can ship overnight via FedEx or UPS. Freeze all the milk you can, then wrap it all in newspaper. Pack in a styrofoam-lined box with dry ice. You can ship overnight, dropping the package off usually around 7pm, then it can be delivered early the next morning to DH. The costs can add up, but many mothers have used this method.
Before you leave for your trip, research the shipping method you will use, where you can buy dry ice, where you'll get the packaging, where to drop off the package for shipping, etc. The hotel might be able to help you with some of these details.
You might also try reminding your boss that you've successfully traveled with baby before, and that your baby has never had formula, and introducing it now could cause medical problems that would mean you would be flying back to help take care of a sick infant. This is a worst-case scenario, I'm not trying to scare you, but giving you information to give to your boss.
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