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Thread: One side finished before the other

  1. #1
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    Default One side finished before the other

    If one of your breasts stops producing milk before the other one is done do you disconnect the tubing and continue pumping the other breast?

  2. #2
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    Default Re: One side finished before the other

    I just leave them both connected.
    Tracie

    Mommy to
    Lilah 10/08 nursed 25 months
    Beatrix 01/11 nursed 30 months

  3. #3
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    Default Re: One side finished before the other

    Quote Originally Posted by @llli*mommy2lilah View Post
    I just leave them both connected.
    the extra stimulation can't hurt!

    Christine
    Baby Girl Born 2/17/10 to her two mommies
    BF from day one. I looked up one day and realized I'm nursing a toddler!

  4. #4
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    Default Re: One side finished before the other

    I leave them hooked unless it starts pinching.
    Susan
    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
    Sealed for time and eternity, 7-7-93
    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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