August 20, 2020 Feature

Breastfeeding When Traveling

Esther Hyun

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If you’re breastfeeding and getting ready to travel—either with your child or alone—these suggestions will help you navigate the challenges.

If you’re breastfeeding and getting ready to travel—either with your child or alone—these suggestions will help you navigate the challenges.

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When my child was about one month old, I took my first overnight trip alone to attend a conference while my husband stayed home with our newborn. It was a quick two-day, one-night trip, but it came with challenges due to breastfeeding. At the time, I was either pumping or nursing every two hours, so I had to figure out how I was going to fit in pumping during my four-hour flight to my destination and while attending the conference.

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