My daughter is 7 weeks and gaining well. My question is whether it is possible to increase milk production in one breast. My left breast is significantly smaller than the other (it always has been) and does not produce nearly as much milk (I can barely get anything from a pump and DD only nurses about half as long on that breast before she gets frustrated).
My concerns are twofold:
1) First, is there anything to do about this? My left breast is two cups sizes or more smaller than the right and this gets worse when I nurse. It's not a big deal functionally, of course, but it's a little embarrassing and I have a kind of public job when I go back to work in a few months.
2) I've started pumping to have milk for short outings, but I don't know which side to pump on and I don't want to make the supply disparity worse. So far I've been letting her nurse on the weak side first thing while pumping the strong side on the assumption that she's better at getting milk than the pump is. But that's just a guess. Any thoughts?