Does exclusive pumping effect milk supply? I have to exclusively pump and my milk supply seemed to have gone down.
Answer by piwife at 12:38 PM on Feb. 12, 2010
Answer by Ati_13 at 12:39 PM on Feb. 12, 2010
Answer by EmilySusan at 12:41 PM on Feb. 12, 2010
Answer by Christina2135 at 12:42 PM on Feb. 12, 2010
Answer by piwife at 12:46 PM on Feb. 12, 2010
Research shows it can be harder for moms to maintain supply for extended periods of time when exclusively pumping. HOW you pump (as well as having a high quality pump) can make a big difference. Check out: Maximizing Milk Production with Hands On Pumping
You might consider upgrading to a hosital grade pump (rentals can run anywhere form $30-$75 per month) which is still WAY cheaper than formula!
Answer by maggiemom2000 at 12:51 PM on Feb. 12, 2010
Exclusively pumping doesnt not stimulate milk production the same as nursing does.
a) Have a good pump( preferably battery operate- and maintain a schedule
\B) Eat eat eat- dont cut back on your food- Plenty of water also
c) cluster pumping is also supposed to be effective- pump until you cant wait 10m or so do it again...
here is a useful link for EP- http://www.exclusivelypumping.com/
Answer by RippledBegonias at 12:58 PM on Feb. 12, 2010
Answer by Journey311 at 1:33 PM on Feb. 12, 2010
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