Looking for some advice. I have been exclusively pumping breast milk but now it's come to stopping I am struggling! I was pumping about 12-14 times a day- every hour to two hours. Over the last couple of days I have tried to go a bit longer between pumping- every 2-3 hours and only pumping for 5 mins per time, but it's so uncomfortable!! I am very susceptible to blocked ducts and mastitis and my breasts are feeling very hard/lumpy today. I've been using cold compresses but still painful.
Feel like I'm going to be pumping forever (which I know isn't going to happen but I don't know how i can stop!!)
Does anyone know how to successfully stop pumping? Am I doing it right by gradually increasing time between pumps and reducing pumping time? How long will it take for milk supply to dry up?
Thanks to anyone that can help!!
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Tirednewmum30 · 23/07/2018 08:13
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