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    Hi ladies this might sound silly but as your bub sleeps longer at night does/should your supply adjust? My little one is 10 weeks old and is starting to sleep 5 or 6 hours at night so she is going longer between feeds... I am waking up very full! Also I love that she is sleeping long stretches but am worried she is going too long between feeds?

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    My bub is 10 weeks and starting to sleep 6 hours. I am a firm believer that a baby will wake when it's hungry. I am enjoying these longer stretches while they last!

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    Your body adjusts to what your baby needs. It works on supply & demand so your body will soon realise that your bub doesn't need that feed & will stop producing for that feed. Yay for sleeping thru longer!!!

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    Yes, everything does adjust eventually, but you will find yourself getting pretty full sometimes, or even leaking all over the place. I used to sleep with a nursing bra on and breastpads or wash cloths when this transition was happening.

    All the best, and enjoy that little bit of extra sleep!

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    I sleep wearing a bra & pads now. I usually like being "free & easy" while I'm sleeping but after waking up in a puddle a few weeks ago when my bub slept thru for the first time, I figured it was cleaner & drier to wear a bra to bed!

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    Thanks everyone. That makes sense about supply & demand. I might start wearing a bra & pads to bed. I hope the long stretches of sleep continue!


 

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