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    Default My milk won't let down

    Just the last couple of days I don't seem to
    Let down my milk for baby. Anyone got tips to help it let down. My breasts feel empty :-(

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    How old is your baby? After a while the let down feeling disappears, your milk production sorts itself out (knows what baby needs and has adjusted), and our breast feel 'empty'. It is perfectly normal as long as your baby is happy and has plenty of wet nappies I wouldn't be concerned. I am still breastfeeding and mine are smaller than before I had kids, and I never get a let down feeling. I think this is where Mums panic and put babies unnecessarily on formula.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MummaOJ View Post
    How old is your baby? After a while the let down feeling disappears, your milk production sorts itself out (knows what baby needs and has adjusted), and our breast feel 'empty'. It is perfectly normal as long as your baby is happy and has plenty of wet nappies I wouldn't be concerned. I am still breastfeeding and mine are smaller than before I had kids, and I never get a let down feeling. I think this is where Mums panic and put babies unnecessarily on formula.
    This exactly

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    3 months but she's getting frustrated the last couple of days and just screams and won't feed.

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    It might be a combination of your supply working itself out and a growth spurt.

    Are you offering any bottles? If so this might be causing the issue too.

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    I've had this at times too; I think you've posted about this before? WELEDA NURSING TEA is brilliant! limit caffeine, have a relaxing bath/shower, feed lying down so you can relax more and just CHILL!

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    Could bub be having a growth spurt?

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    Or latches but then does kiss off like she's not hungry

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    The ABA said maybe growth spurt. I only give one bottle of EBM as a top
    Up last feed before bed. She's only really fed twice today :-( she just seems to want to sleep and play not feed


 

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