Re: Pump weaning plateau -- suggestions?
Maybe you could just put off your afternoon pumping sessions by 15 minutes each day until you're just not doing it anymore. You can always just pump if you feel you're getting plugs. Have plugged ducts been an issue for you in the past? If not, I wouldn't think it would start now. You just might get a bit uncomfortable while you wait for your body to adjust.
But take my words with a grain of salt. I just quit pumping cold turkey, from two sessions a day to none. I had the pump there if I needed it, but I never did.
ETA: It's really not all that much about how much your baby is nursing outside of work hours. It's more to do with your body getting used to the timing of it. My daughter would nurse constantly when we were together. All night long and all weekend long. But after about a week of not pumping I didn't even notice not pumping at work, except sometimes on Mondays I'd feel a little fuller than usual.
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