Re: Can't achieve let-down
Definitely make sure you're drinking enough water, like the pp said. Also, it helps me to have pictures of my daughter around or looking at videos on photobucket (that way I can hear her ). The stress won't help, for sure, so try to relax. One thing that helps me get a second letdown is pumping really quickly for a few minutes (I use a hand pump, but I think electric ones have a switch to increase the speed). Anyway, if I pump really fast for a minute or two I'll usually have a let down.
Good luck! You're still getting used to it, so don't get too worried. You're already doing better than me, I can never get more than 3 or so oz per pumping session.
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