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so i put this question in my breastfeeding group but almost always my questions go unanswered there so im putting it here. Cant hurt right? ok so I have a six month old little girl. I know my breastmilk is very low because i pump and only get drips. I pump every hour after i put her to the breast. Let me just give you a short version of what i have been through. I cant believe after all this im still trying but I am so some encouragment would be greatly appreciated! I had my DD in may. three weeks later after excessive bleeding and doctors telling me this was no big deal and serveral er visists they figured out i still had placenta left over in there. I know what the word is but I cant remember it. Retained products of conception? Anyways thats not the point lol. so they did a d&c and sent me home AFTER i passed out right in front of the nurse. Went back the next day and they hospitalized me for loss of blood. Still was able to keep my DD in the hospital with me so that i could nurse her. They then sent me home and i was back three weeks after that for infection in my pelvis due to the doc knicking my uterus during the D&C. my milk was doing great until.... I almost died in the hospital. Several surgeries Chemo shots to get rid of all placenta cells and lots of other stuff. I had to pump and dump the hole time. I was in ICU so my DD could not come to nurse. my supply was actually pretty good considering. Got home finally after 10 days had to still pump and dump because of chemo and other antibiotics. Still doing fine and bam i get the IUD and its basically gone. I dont have insurance yet to get it out but will have it next week that wasnt a pitty party i just wanted everyone to understand what i have gone through I also wanted to tell you what i have done to try to boost it and see what else i can do. So along with pumping all the time and nursing all the time i am taking blessed thistle, Fenugreek, Mothers milk tea, I was trying reglan but it didnt make a difference so my lactation consultant told me to stop. but i can start it again. lots and lots of water And lots and lots of oatmeal. I have made lactation cookies too. Yep theres my life story. p.s. sorry for the bad spelling and typos i broke my wrist P.s. Thanks so much for taking the time to read this. please dont be meanAnswer Question
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