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Thread: Block feeding for part of the day?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2007

    Default Block feeding for part of the day?

    I have been block feeding in ~4 hour blocks for almost 2 weeks. My supply has definitely decreased to a more manageable level but I still have too much milk in the mornings. (DD sleeps from 9 pm until 5 am about half the time). However I find that I don't have enough milk in the evenings to keep up with her cluster feedings if I block feed. Will I just confuse my body if I block feed in the mornings and afternoons and then switch sides with every feeding in the late afternoon/evenings?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2006

    Default Re: Block feeding for part of the day?

    It sounds like you are listening to your body and your baby to come up with a feeding pattern that works best for you. If you need to block feed in the morning and cluster feed in the afternoon, then go ahead and do it .


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