Re: Low Milk Supply seeking help!
Welcome to the forum, and congratulations on the new baby!
I think that if you can push that ultrasound forward ahead a bit, it might be to your advantage to do so. One thing retained placenta fragments can do is convince your body that you're still a bit pregnant- and as long as your body is in that mode, milk production is going to be inhibited. I would also talk to your doctor about backing off on the levothyroxine or Synthroid or whatever it is you take- having low TSH (i.e. being on the hyper end of the spectrum) can cause supply problems, just as being on the hypo side can. Basically, I'm suspicious that something medical is inhibiting your supply. Your baby had a great latch from day 1- that, plus frequent nursing, is generally all that is required to generate a sufficient milk supply.
Let's talk pumping- you're pumping frequently, which is great, but what sort of pump are you using and are the shields correctly sized? Is pumping comfortable for you?
I'm really glad you are still putting the baby to the breast 1x per day. That's a great way to keep your options open for the future. You might want to consider doing more nursing than 1x per day, if you can find the time/energy for it, just because it's good for the baby to practice at the breast and because it should be good for supply- potentially even better than pumping, if the baby is good at nursing.
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