Re: Few Questions about schedule and sup
A set schedule might allow you to produce more, or it might not. The's no way to tell how you as an individual will respond to a given schedule/routine. But I think that getting the same number of sessions into the time period while you are away should be more important than getting the sessions at a consistent time.
Generally, the more frequently you pump the more milk you will ultimately get. If you need more milk, definitely try spacing your pump sessions 2 hours apart rather than three, and give the new routine several days or a week for the increased stimulation to generate increased supply.
Finally, yes, manually expressing those 2 oz definitely helps you maintain supply. As you rightly put it, any milk removal is better than none.
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