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Will my milk production stop after 36 hours of no feeding?

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clabsyqueen Sun 31-Aug-14 07:42:28

I'm away with the OH and haven't fed LO since yesterday morning and just woken up now (with a much missed hangover!) and realised my breastpump is broken. It will another 12 hours before I get home. Apart from the discomfort will there be any problem with resuming feeding do you think? I'm worried as baby does not take any cows milk or formula ( she's 13 months though so she'll be fine).

lanbro Sun 31-Aug-14 07:48:36

I left dd2 10mo from fri first thing to sun afternoon, only a tiny bit of manual expressing to ease discomfort, and no effect to supply. She only had a minute amount of formula and was absolutely fine. Don't worry!

clabsyqueen Sun 31-Aug-14 08:24:39

Thanks! Just go try and 'enjoy' the rest of the day.
What a shame! Being a mother sucks sometimes.

Waswondering Sun 31-Aug-14 08:26:39

When dd was 13m I went away for 2 days (48h). Resumed morning/evening feeds when I returned. No problems. She self weaned about 4-6 weeks later, but I don't think it was connected!

GingerSkin Sun 31-Aug-14 08:27:08

Morrisons have a decent pump for £12 if you are worried, it's their baby and toddler event.

Just watch for redness.

Perhaps hand express what you can too

ladybirdandsnails Sun 31-Aug-14 08:48:37

It will be fine. Hand express if you need to as you don't want to get blocked ducts or anything

clabsyqueen Sun 31-Aug-14 11:01:00

Thanks for the reassurances.

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