Lactating women can express breast milk, by hand or using a breast pump. You may need to express breast milk if:
Your baby is not well enough to breastfeed.
Your baby is not drinking well from the breast.
You are separated from your baby.
To increase your milk supply.
To collect and store breast milk to be used at a later time.
Learn more about:
Contact the health unit for more information about breast pump loan programs in your community.