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does ur milk supply go down if u dont pump for 3 days back to back?

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MummyLuv

Asked by MummyLuv at 2:59 AM on Aug. 26, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I would assume it would be starting to go down, yes.
    Glamourina

    Answer by Glamourina at 3:01 AM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • Definitely. Milk is all supply and demand. Especially if you didn't get to a high production level to start with. Probably need to pump inbetween feedings and call a lactation consultant. Even if you skip one or two feedings it will go down. Your baby tells your breast how much to make but you have to build up a supply little by little. Don't expect to skip 3 days and have as much milk.
    SweetLoveofMine

    Answer by SweetLoveofMine at 3:04 AM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • YES!
    ReadingMama2

    Answer by ReadingMama2 at 3:24 AM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • yes it will
    MommyH2

    Answer by MommyH2 at 6:27 AM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • yes it will go down but if you are feeding your baby on demand, you shouldn't have to worry. if baby is having bottles, though, you definitely need to pump :D
    Stefanie83

    Answer by Stefanie83 at 9:57 AM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • If you breastfeed when you would have been pumping it wouldn't.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 12:32 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

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