Re: BM for 8 mo. old
The amount of expressed milk a child takes in can vary, just as the amount of milk a child would take in via direct breastfeeding varies. It's just that when a mother is EP'ing, it's so much easier to see these normal variances and worry about them. As long as baby is still having a normal amount of wet and dirty diapers, and the amount taken in is still close to normal, then there's not much to worry about.
However, if baby's intake drops dramatically, or output drops dramatically, or signs of illness appear, then you know it's something to take notice of.
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