After three weeks of trying to nurse my preemie and pumping the crap out of my breasts (and my sanity) I decided formula is best for all of us (breastfeeding activists, no bashing, we tried hard, his mouth just isnt developed enough) My question is, after nursing/pumping do you just stop expressing all milk and wait to dry up or should you pump/express to comfort now and then to prevent infection? I am clueless. Help please!
Answer by CarolynBarnett at 1:33 PM on Oct. 4, 2008
Answer by mommyof5boys543 at 1:28 PM on Oct. 4, 2008
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Answer by alinzasmommy at 2:12 PM on Oct. 4, 2008
Don't forget that breastfeeding is not an all or nothing thing. Why not keep up a bit of a supply so when baby is matured enough he is able to have the best? Especially with baby being a preemie that golden juice is almost essential. It is very taxing but when you look into those precious one's eyes, especially when they are struggling ,and know that you are giving him the best it feels so much better then continually asking yourself whether you could have help prevented xyz if you would have made it over that hurdle. Good Luck and I really hope you reconsider for your precious one.
Answer by Anonymous at 4:35 PM on Oct. 4, 2008
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