This is my 3rd baby and I breastfed the other 2 with no problems. My son was born 12/19 at 32 weeks and I have been using a breast pump to try to start my milk. On day 3 I felt my breasts getting firm and I was pumping about 10ml per session. Now, on day 5, my breasts no longer feel hard and I am only getting 5ml per session. I am getting concerned. I know that using a pump to start breastfeeding can take longer and that when a baby is premature it can take longer for the milk to come in. I am pumping for 15 minutes every 3 hours with the Medela pump in style. Am I doing enough? Should I just be patient? I am just getting worried. He is being fed 30 mls every 3 hours now and I desperately want to give him the breastmilk he needs but am just not making enough. Any advice?
Thank you so much! Melissa