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abrupt end to breastfeeding,left with one very large breast, any advice

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RedCardinal Mon 27-Jun-11 20:49:29

My DD is 8 months old and I am due back at work in August so have made a slow attempt to wean my DD from breast to bottle. I begun in June with one feed where she only took 50ml. On one occassion last week she begun to bite me - nothing too bad but I did yelp. This happend three times and each time I yelped she would not feed from me afterwards. I did not expect this to be so sudden and now she is taking formula from a sippy cup, not the recommended amount yet almost 320ml. I am pleased that she is drinking formula however a bit sad at the end of breast feeding as I thought I might still get to do 1 a day.

My problem now is I have one large breast and I am at a loss of how to get it back down to size. Ant advice please as I look a bit lop-sided smile.

Many Thanks.

peanutdream Mon 27-Jun-11 20:56:59

she might still feed when she is sleepy? can you keep the morning one and wake her up? is the large breast painful?

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