Re: Pumping Too Much?
This, exactly. A slow break-up with your pump, not a cold turkey one. Hand expressing might be preferable to pumping, since it's supposed to be less stimulating to supply. Maybe try it and see if it removes enough milk to make you comfortable?
Originally Posted by @llli*gratefulmommaof2
Also, I know that this has been a fairly traumatic 24-48 hours for you, but I really want you to feel like you made progress towards your goal. All that engorgement you put up with surely gave your body a big hint that it's time to throttle back on production.
Can you tell us more about what's going on with your LO's latch? When you say that she's not latching on correctly, what exactly does that mean? Is she hurting you, or does the latch simply look wrong?
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