18. Reasons for pumping and type
of pump to use.
d. Example: Kaneson Breast Pump
(a) Used to relieve postpartum engorgement
or for the woman to pump breast milk for the baby who is unable to nurse.
(b) Parts: I plastic flange, 1 plastic
bottle (flange fits inside bottle; 1 rubber gasket (on flange), 2 plastic
nipple adaptors, 1 plastic cover, 1 rubber nipple, 1 bottle brush, 2 extra
(c) Procedure for pumping
• The woman should wash her hands
and do breast massage and hand expression.
(d) Procedure for cleaning
• If the milk is not in yet, warm
compresses may be used in addition to massage before pumping.
• Place plastic flange inside the
plastic bottle. Place nipple adapter in flange as necessary.
• Lubricate plastic flange with sterile
water or breast milk.
• Place pump on nipple slightly off
• Pull pump out as far as comfortable,
allowing milk to flow.
• Push in pump and pull out again,
• Pump 3 to 5 minutes per side, rotating
back and forth as necessary.
• If milk is to be frozen, chill
and freeze as soon as possible (chilled milk may be layered in a frozen
bottle; collect 31/2 ounces in a 4-ounce bottle.)
• Disassemble pump-flange and bottle
(do not remove rubber gasket).
• Wash with household disinfectant.
• Double wrap and date pieces and
• No need to autoclave nipple, battle
brush, and extra gaskets. Keep these in box.