Hi all, my LO was sick with bronchiolitis for about 10 days last week. He was not nursing well at all, hardly ate all day for all 10 days. I stayed home from work with him to try to get him to nurse as much as possible, and I left my pump at work so I did not express when he skipped his feeds.
When I came back to work I was surprised to find my supply (pumped at work) was the same as before. But after a couple of days, the supply has suddenly diminished! I'm now only getting half of what I used to previously.
My question is, is it normal to have such a lag in the reduction of supply (ie. why did supply remain constant after 10+2 days of minimal feeding, then suddenly drop)? or is something else happening? will my supply go back up normally? or do I need to do something (pump more often?) in order to restore it?