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trying to cut down breastfeeding slowly ready to stop

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bambinibop Fri 26-Dec-14 23:10:28

And I have a lumpy right breast as dd hasn't fed from it since early this morning! She only had one side at bedtime. Is this what happens when you cut down? Really don't know what I'm doing!

avocadoadvantage Fri 26-Dec-14 23:12:17

Watch out for blocked ducts. If you need to express, only do enough for comfort otherwise your boobs will think you need more milk. Warm shower and a massage can help ease blockages. (Advice all been picked up from a bf group I follow) smile

bambinibop Fri 26-Dec-14 23:13:59

Sorry dd is 10 months

bambinibop Fri 26-Dec-14 23:14:38

Thanks that's what I'm worried about as had mastitis recently . It feels lumpy

bambinibop Fri 26-Dec-14 23:20:08

Can't find breast pump as haven't needed it since she was a new born...not sure if I should try hand expressing which I've never done and I'm a but nervous of...or go in and wake her up a little just to feed. But that could go wrong!

Jaffakake Sat 27-Dec-14 21:48:06

Savoy cabbage in your bra helps for comfort,and I believe there's a chemical in it that helps reduce milk supply too.

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