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EBF - night away

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newmomof1 Sun 30-Jun-19 19:13:52

I don't know if this is the best place for this thread but...

In a few weeks we are attending an 'adults only' wedding about 2 hours drive from home. DD (currently 6 and a half weeks) is EBF.
She is staying with GP overnight and of course I will express to ensure she has plenty of milk (she's had bottles and boob so won't be a problem).

My question is: is there anything I can do to stop my breasts becoming engorged?
We missed 1 feed a few nights ago (DD slept through) and I leaked badly and was v sore.

We will be away from her from around 10am on the Saturday until lunchtime on Sunday.
Or will I just need to express throughout this period?


Candycats Sun 30-Jun-19 20:58:45

I would express every time that you'd usually feed baby. I went away for a hen weekend recently when DS was 15 weeks and although I expressed, I didn't do it often enough and my supply dropped slightly after I got back (it went back to normal after I started feeding him again). So express at every normal feeding time (eg every 3 hours) and hopefully you'll avoid engorgement and any disruption to your supply!

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