Hi, it's the ever inquisitive Wendy writing with a thought or two that I had. I'm confused about foremilk and hindmilk. Here is a scenario:
Let's say my DS nurses on my right breast for a while until he pulls himself away. (always finish the first breast first!) We could probably assume he had both foremilk and hindmilk, right? Well, if he then has a diaper change and wants to eat more, and I give him the left breast, ok? So let's say he only nurses for a minute or so on that breast, he then has more foremilk, right? Is that not a good thing? Especially since too much foremlik causes gas etc?
Second question- if that same scenario, 2 hours later he wants to eat again and I give him my left breast again (he'd hardly had any milk from there, remember) will his nursing pick up where he left off (that is, my breast having the same amount of foremilk as when he left it and then he gets to the hindmilk) or does foremlik replenish and we start all over again?
Please let me know, these are things I think about while nursing at 3am!