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Will this affect my supply?

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Rosie29 Sun 05-Jul-09 21:22:33

I am planning to leave my breastfed ds on thursday evening and return on friday evening.
I will be expressing to keep up supply, on thurs night, fri morning and again if necessary. Does this sound feasible? He'll happily take a bottle of ebm or formula so it's not him I'm worried about, it's me!

Olihan Sun 05-Jul-09 21:23:58

How old is he? How often does he feed? Does he have any solids yet?

Rosie29 Mon 06-Jul-09 08:48:37

He's almost 5 months, feeds around 5 times a day and no solids yet.

idunnop Mon 06-Jul-09 09:05:25

That will be absolutely fine at 5 months. In fact the only reason to express is for your own comfort, not to keep up your supply. Enjoy your day off/away - hope you're planning something nice!

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