I have been breastfeeding my 3 MO and pumping but he gets about 1 bottle of soy formula a day because I can only get 1 bottle pumped. He had been screaming for the last few days because he is hungry all the time. I give him the breast he latches and spits me out then cries then repeats the entire thing over and over. It has been getting so frustrating the last few days. Also, when I feed him he spits up the milk out buy not the formula which is what we have been giving him because of what he has been doing. He is getting formula poop now. I am not drying up because I squeez and milk shoots out. I feel so depressed and guilty and want to cry. I am at a total loss and I don't know what to do. My Fiance is being very insensitive and keeps saying its over and things like that making me feel even more depressed. My baby also is very fussy and wants to suck but keeps spitting me out. HELP!Answer Question
Answer by amileegirl at 9:38 PM on Jan. 7, 2010
Answer by MELRN at 9:39 PM on Jan. 7, 2010
Answer by rkoloms at 9:40 PM on Jan. 7, 2010
Answer by amileegirl at 9:43 PM on Jan. 7, 2010
jIf you are pumping for full time work you will need a double pump. If you work part time like me a single one hand electric pump is fine. See this video for maximizing output: http://newborns.stanford.edu/Breastfeeding/MaxProduction.html
The massaging and hand expressing are important parts of maximizing efficiencty of a pump. Also pump between feedings to stimulate more production...even if you pump nothing but a few drops the stimulation will do its job.
Answer by amileegirl at 9:47 PM on Jan. 7, 2010
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