Hi all and Happy New Year!
I have to apologize right away for this one, cause it will be long. So thanks to every one of you who'll be patient enough and read it!
My DD is 4 months old and so far she's been exclusively BFed, to me, because its a struggle since day 1! Why? Probably, mostly because I alway worry, even if there's no reason... I always think I don't have enough milk, but so far no formula. I work full time and pump at work, 3-4 times a day, on good days I bring home 10-12oz, but i do have bad days and often, then 10 oz is a dream. She doesn't eat a lot, which is also a consern for me, especially after our 4 months doc's appointment, when I learned that she only gained 13oz in 6 weeks. I was so upset, by our doc said its ok and that not every baby is supposed to be chubby. He said that she could've done better, but this is not bad, she's not skinny (and its true, she's not), but petite and proportional. I posted a thread earlier about that concern of mine, I was told by many of you that if my doc's not worried, I shouldn't. Yeah, maybe... I was hoping to make up for her during that long break, I was home since Dec. 19 till yesterday, and now my mom (she's watching my LO this week) tells me that I only did worse, because my DD is on strike today, she refuses to eat from the bottle and only ate twice 2oz each time since 4:30am (when I nirsed her before getting up) and its after 1pm already! Its way too little for her, especially when she gains so little! I'm torn, don't know what to do any more. My mom tells me I should start supplementing, but my DH is saying that I'm doing the right thing by BFing exclusively. What should I do?