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    Default Breastfeeding, expressing and work

    I need some help.

    I work 3 days a week and want to continue breastfeeding ds. I express during my lunch break but notice that I am not able to get as much as I had expected. Ds feeds well on the other 4 days of the week and he feeds before and after work as well as overnight. Any suggestions on keeping up my supply. I am desperate not to end our breastfeeding journey just yet :-(

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    How old is bub? How are solids going?

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    Have you tried looking at a picture of him while you express? I have heard this can help?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LamaBana82 View Post
    I need some help.

    I work 3 days a week and want to continue breastfeeding ds. I express during my lunch break but notice that I am not able to get as much as I had expected. Ds feeds well on the other 4 days of the week and he feeds before and after work as well as overnight. Any suggestions on keeping up my supply. I am desperate not to end our breastfeeding journey just yet :-(

    ♥ him + me = you 17/9/13 ♥
    Continue what you're doing and leave whatever ebm you can and get daycare to increase solids instead of offering more milk feeds. Would that work?

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    Or can you express twice per work day? Or add in an express every night after bed to be able to add to his daycare feeds?

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    I do look at pictures of him and video.

    He is 8 months now so solids going well mostly he has been a bit off with starting daycare and not eating as much

    I try express once he has gone to bed at night.

    I am back on fenugreek and blessed thistle. I drink nursing tea and upped my water intake

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