DS is 18 months and I am going to a wedding overseas next weekend and it will be the first time I've been away from him over night. He usually BFs twice a day for 15/20 mins at a time.
I know he will be fine with DH and will take a little bit of cows milk from a cup and eats well but I'm wondering whether it's likely I will get engorged from missing 5 feeds? I am leaving after his bed time on Friday and will get back for his bedtime on Monday.
I packed up all my expressing kit long ago as he stopped taking a bottle at 4 months but is it worth picking up a manual pump just in case?
I was in a similar situation with DS1 and didn't get engorged. The break (three days) did seem to cause milk to dry up. I remember it hurt like a bugger to reestablish feeding but that may have been me/ pregnancy sore boobs etc. In the same situation I'd probably of hand expressed in the shower morning and night to keep milk supplies up.