My son is eating every 1 1/2 hours. I'm finding that when I try to pump there is no milk left. I'd like to know some pointers on maybe increasing my milk supply or finding out how you all did it. I need some milk on hand for emergencies. I'd also like to be able to give my son to my parents so my husband and I can have a date.Answer Question
Answer by jombmomi at 12:42 PM on Dec. 23, 2009
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Answer by Precious333 at 1:01 PM on Dec. 23, 2009
You will get the most milk in the AM between 4 and 8. Also, pump one side while baby nurses the other. This can take some practice,but you can also massage while you pump that breast one handed while nursing the baby...you will get twice the yield with massage. That should be enough for your needs...however, if you want to increase supply pump between feedings also even if you get very little. The pump isn't as efficient as baby, but the stimulation still works regardless.
Good link demonstrating massage to increase production in the same amount of pumping time: http://newborns.stanford.edu/Breastfeeding/MaxProduction.html
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