milk supply question

Discussion in 'Feeding & Nutrition' started by trixipaws, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. trixipaws

    trixipaws Well-Known Member

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    from mid february when i go back to work i may be leaving millie with my parents every week for 36 hours (more details here)

    just wondered how itll affect my milk supply? currently i only BF in evenings before i put her down and during the nite/early mornings- she has formula in the afternoons. and possibly by then the evening feed will be formula too, so ill only be BFing thru the nite. but one nite a week ill miss a nite so i wont be using my boobs for 48 hours!

    will i hav any problems u think?
     
  2. Rosieroo

    Rosieroo Well-Known Member

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    You'll find that your supply will most likely drop to meet demand, so if you do find it starts dropping too much then I'd recommend introducing a pumping session to try and boost your supply :)
     
  3. mrs_tommo22

    mrs_tommo22 Well-Known Member

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    I know it will dwindle when you go back to work as you ewill no longer be feeding on demand as you have been with millie, but can you take a pump to work and express some off and store it somewhere?
     

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