Re: I don't understand...
If it's an oversupply issue, feeding on only one side means that the other side stays full longer. Staying full prompts your breast to make less milk. That helps with having too much milk.
Originally Posted by haven
Feeding on only one side also helps to ensure that your lo gets the proper amount of hindmilk (the thicker, more filling milk that comes at the end of a nursing session). This is a common problem with oversupply, since the baby fills up on the foremilk (thinner, more watery milk) and stops drinking before the hindmilk makes it's appearance.
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