I've always had an issue with oversupply, but things had leveled off quite nicely over the past few weeks, and for over a month now I've been doing really well with one-sided feeding with my 10 wk old daughter.
I've been having a little bit of uncomfortable engorgement after her long stretch of sleep at night (usually 4-6 hours), but nothing that hasn't been manageable.
Today, out of nowhere, my breasts are massively, painfully engorged. Almost as bad as when my milk first came in, when I looked like one of those scary "after" plastic surgery photos, where breast implants look high, painful, and tight.
I have no idea what's going on here. My daughter did sleep 6 hours last night, and we ended up with one less feeding than usual in her daily cycle. Could just one less feeding leave me feeling like I'm about to explode?!?! Even the breast I just pumped 4+ oz out of about 3 hours ago is starting to get painful, and I usually have about 6 hours between feedings/pumpings on each breast, due to being a one-side feeder.
What's going on here? Is there some 10 week burst I don't know about?