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February 10th, 2011, 04:46 AM
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I'm doing a girls day out for mine and a friend's birthday where we'll be gone close to 12 hours. Vinny still eats every 2 hours so I'm wondering about pumping while I'm out. I live in Japan so there won't be lots of places to go to pump and I'm not sure what to do about storing it. I won't have a car nearby because we are taking the train everywhere. What would you do in this situation? Would you just pump when you got home or try and pump while out?
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February 10th, 2011, 05:37 AM
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this is just me but I'd pump while out n about just b/c I dont want anything to happen to my supply and I would hurt sooooo bad if I waited that long. can you bring like a small mini cooler of some sort? do you have a manual pump? or you can hand express?
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February 10th, 2011, 10:09 AM
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I would bring a small cooler pack and your pump and try to pump often. I know now, even at 20 months, I would have to pump every 4 or so hours of my boobs would explode.
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February 10th, 2011, 10:48 AM
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I think if he nomally eats every 2 hours, trying to go 12 without pumping will leave you in a lot of pain. I can go 10 hours overnight, but it would be hard for me to do that during the day. Usually after 6 I'd be feeling some discomfort.
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