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Pumping after 6months - same effect?

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Hazelraphael Sun 31-May-15 22:44:10

Will pumping after feeds after 6 months of EBF (without pumping) increase my supply? I thought by 6 months there was already a different way the breasts were activated to produce milk instead of supply and demand?

I thought I wanted to stop BF but I am not ready. I stopped for 3 days and now my supply's gone down.

jwpetal Mon 01-Jun-15 19:15:00

Supply is based on demand. Feed as normal and it will go up again. You can also express to encourage this. After 3 days, I wouldn't expect the supply to bet too far off.

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