How to start pumping for 5 month old to start daycare?
My daughter will be starting daycare 2 days a week, for 8 hours at a time, and she is exclusively breastfed. She will be starting in about 2 months, and she will be 5 months old. I don't even know where to start with the pumping!
I would really appreciate any input - how does one start? I have a good electric pump. Do I need to start pumping once a day as of now, and freezing it in bags? Should I send an emergency stash of formula with her to school "just in case" ? I would *really* like to BF her as long as I did with my first daughter. She is the only infant that will be attending so I can't really ask her care provider (my older daughter goes to school here and her provider offered to take the baby on as well).
Any help/ suggestions would be extremely appreciated. Thanks!