Quote Originally Posted by @llli*lmc View Post
I recently spoke with a LC about my milk because my son is small and the pedi suggested that my milk was like "skim". The LC said that there is a machine that can analyze the fat and calorie content of your milk. You bring samples in from different pumping sessions during the day. It is often used in NICUs. I was going to have it done, but when I got a second opinion, that pedi was not at all concerned about my son's weight. I'm sure it's not cheap, but my LC was going to arrange to have it done for me for free. I would really be curious to know...
Waste of time, IMHO. There's no such thing as a mom who produces "skim" milk. Your pediatrician made that up, and I don't mean that rhetorically. In general, when a baby has a weight gain issue, the problem is the quantity of milk the baby is taking in, not the quality.