Re: Relactation after 5.5 month break
Welcome! How cool that you're going to give relactation a shot. It can definitely be done. Domperidone and the hospital grade pump should really help. Will your baby latch on at all? That can help even more. If not, some tips here: http://www.kellymom.com/bf/concerns/...to-breast.html
No, nighttime pumping is not necessary to getting milk. It's better if you can wake up and pump- the more stimulation you can give yourself, the more milk you will make and the faster you'll make it. But it's not absolutely necessary.
Having a hard time waking up at night to pump - is this the key to establishing any kind of milk?? Will I never get a drop till I start waking up at night?
Is it unlikely? Nope.
People tell me its very unlikely after the 3 month mark and that it will take ages.
Will it take ages? Well, not ages. It may take a good while, but it can be done. (My mom relactated after 3 months off, so I know that it's possible.) Do you have a LC to help you?
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