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Hop on the Breast Express at Mothers’ Milk Bank, IBM to learn more about breastfeeding

Nicole Villalpando
nvillalpando@statesman.com

The Breast Express is coming to Austin. On Monday, the traveling RV by breast-feeding support app PumpSpotting will be at IBM in North Austin, which PumpSpotting is recognizing for being a supportive company for employees who are lactating.

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At IBM from 1-3 p.m. Monday, the Breast Express will be offering families breastfeeding support, demonstrations of infant massage, babywearing and fitness. From 3-4 p.m., a panel of local breastfeeding resources will offer tips and information on how to get more support.

On Tuesday, the Breast Express heads over to the new Mothers’ Milk Bank location, 5925 Dillard Circle, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mothers’ will be giving tours of the bank’s milk-processing labs. You can also see the Breast Express Pump Suite, hear from experts, and learn how donating milk can help premature and medically-fragile babies.

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Last year, the bank donated more than 5 million ounces, a record.