Plan a breast-feeding strategy during your pregnancy.
If you are planning on working away from your baby after a maternity leave, look into accommodations for pumping. The ideal setup is a quiet, private room where you can pump a couple of times a day. Some states mandate that employers allow breaks and privacy for pumping. If you don't live in such a state, talk to your human resources department about making arrangements that work for both you and your employer.
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