Many women have postponed motherhood to prioritize their careers, so when you make the decision and have a son already working achievements and promotions that are not willing to lose with the arrival of a baby.
Maternity leaves are short, which makes the return to work often coincides with the lactating breast. In these cases, mothers will have to consider some issues before returning to the daily routine if you want to continue with breastfeeding.
To do this, we must enlist the help of someone who will care for the child in her absence, who may give breast milk by bottle, previously can be extracted with a breast pump.
These practices should begin a few days before the return to work, to ensure the child to achieve a good fit and feed properly. When carrying out these exercises, women should not be in the same room, because to feel the presence of the mother the child will reject the bottle immediately.
The number of times that the child should be fed in the absence of the mother will depend on working hours and the baby’s age. These can range from one or two, which can be replaced by milk bottle.
In this case, the mother can express milk and leave it in a safe container previously boiled. Stored in the fridge, milk is suitable up to 24 hours. If there is not sufficient quantity which the body generates, when breastfeeding is interrupted, can also be used a formula liquid or powder, as a complement.
In conclusion, successful breastfeeding is also possible in these situations, but require extra help, good disposition, and medical containment, to help you make queries, and emotional support and affection.