But it does mean that your milk can then be given to your baby in a baby bottle (or even a cup), so that they continue to get all the goodness of breast milk even if you can’t feed them yourself from the breast.
We'll give you the Tommee Tippee low down on expressing and we can promise you it's important, but definitely not sexy.
Reasons to express
You may choose to express for all sorts of reasons, including:
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How do I start to express?
When should I start to express?