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Change in breastmilk supply

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PebbleTTC Wed 13-Apr-16 06:57:57

Hi all, I went back to work at the start of March and Iv noticed a huge drop in supply. I pump on my lunch hour and it takes 30 mins to get 1oz to 1.5oz. Before if I squeezed my nipple milk would shoot right out but now it just trickles. Is there something wrong or is this ok? Baby is 8.5 months old with breastfeed at 7 am 4.30pm and 6.30pm and on demand at weekends

tiktok Wed 13-Apr-16 07:43:29

This sounds normal. It's your supply adjusting downwards and not storing loads between feeds. Very well-established BF works like this, in the way you are experiencing. The milk is made pretty responsively on the spot, so you have milk there when it's needed.

PebbleTTC Wed 13-Apr-16 13:30:17


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