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Thread: Foremilk/hindmilk balance

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2011

    Default Foremilk/hindmilk balance


    My sweet baby girl and I had a pretty rough time with not getting enough hindmilk. I never want her to experience this again. I know she is getting enough hindmilk when I nurse, but what about when I pump? How do I know each bottle has a good mixture? She hasn't received a bottle yet but I returning to work in a week and have been trying to pump for storage.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2006

    Default Re: Foremilk/hindmilk balance

    Mix your bottles. So when you go back to work, take all the bottles from the day and pour them into one and then divvy them into your feeding bottles. That equalizes the milkfats.
    Mama to my all-natural boys: Ian, 9-4-04, 11.5 lbs; Colton, 11-7-06, 9 lbs, in the water; Logan, 12-8-08, 9 lbs; Gavin, 1-18-11, 9 lbs; and an angel 1-15-06
    18+ months and for Gavin, born with an incomplete cleft lip and incomplete posterior cleft palate
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    Always babywearing, cosleeping and cloth diapering. Living with oppositional defiant disorder and ADHD. Ask me about cloth diapering and sewing your own diapers!

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