Hi all. DD is 8 months old and having 4BF+ 3 solids a day. I have recently returned to work 3 days a week, with the intention of expressing twice a day (to cover the two feeds I miss because I'm at work.
Things being what they are at work, I often find it difficult to pump twice a day. I can always get one session in but two is hard. I sometimes pump at night to make up for the missed session. When my stash is running low, DD has a bottle of formula.
On the days when I'm not at work, I BF DD as I find it very convenient.
As much as I'd like to keep DD on EBM when I'm at work, keeping up with the pumping schedule is too hard. I hate expressing, and the area supplied by my workplace is another departments meeting room. Yesterday I couldn't use the room as they were having a conference call!
I would like to drop to one pumping session a day at work, or ditch it all together. Only I don't want it to affect supply for the remainder of the week when I BF DD. Has anyone got experience with something similar? Was your supply affected because you regularly skipped a feeding (pumping session), but went back up to full feeding the rest of the time?