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    Re: Plugged ducts when pump weaning

    Thank you for the cabbage reference. I'll give it a try!

    You are right! Rotating the pressure from the petals does help. :clap

    Right now I try my best to empty my breasts. I am afraid of...
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    Re: Plugged ducts when pump weaning

    I am using Avent pump which has petals. Is this what you suggest I rotate to apply equal pressure? Or do you mean the positioning of the nipple in relation to the suctioned area? But in either...
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    Re: Plugged ducts when pump weaning

    I do massage my breasts at each pumping session to help express most of the milk. :o
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    Re: Plugged ducts when pump weaning

    I am now down to 5 pumping sessions a day.

    I have been reducing the sessions by one per week or longer.

    I will try reducing the pumping duration and see how it goes.

    Thanks for your...
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    Re: Plugged ducts when pump weaning

    I am weaning altogether. I have attempted to breastfeed directly initially but had opted to express breast milk to supplement formula instead. The recommendations I mentioned are on how to pump wean...
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    Re: Plugged ducts when pump weaning

    Your suggestion of pumping for a shorter time at a session before dropping it sounds like a good plan.:thumbsup

    I have had plugged ducts on and off even before I started reducing the sessions. ...
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    Plugged ducts when pump weaning

    I was unable to nurse my KD from my breasts and has been using the pump to express milk. :shrug I started pumping 10x/day in the beginning to build my supply but now am in the process of weaning. ...
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