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2 Bumps

Has anyone encountered this before?

I have started pumping my milk for Boris because he likes to look and when he eats and so he prefers a bottle. Anyway I noticed that my right breast produces twice as much milk as my left breast, is this normal?

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Yozhick

Asked by Yozhick at 10:26 PM on May. 20, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Are you pumping them equally? Normally the one that is used more will produce more milk. I would try an even amount of time on both sides.
    amberdawnbarr

    Answer by amberdawnbarr at 10:29 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • yeah idk why, my right boo produces more milk too, but at one point my left has more. Right now I only breast pump and right side is always more.
    Amy2079

    Answer by Amy2079 at 10:30 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • I pump them the same amount of time and switch back and forth between them as to which one I pump first...one time I start with left the next time right ans so forth.
    Yozhick

    Comment by Yozhick (original poster) at 10:33 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • I think its normal... I experienced the same thing with my first baby...
    AyamiLove

    Answer by AyamiLove at 10:35 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • Totally normal.
    MMXI

    Answer by MMXI at 10:36 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • Sometimes the pump just works better on one breast. Pumping is not a good indicator of how much milk you are producing.
    kaylan010

    Answer by kaylan010 at 10:36 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • I have the same issue and it causes a substantial difference in the size too.
    Proverbs_31

    Answer by Proverbs_31 at 11:46 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • same here...the right side is the better milk maker lol weird!!!
    socalikim

    Answer by socalikim at 12:59 AM on May. 21, 2011

  • i'd say its normal. my left seemed to make more than my right.
    flamingomegs

    Answer by flamingomegs at 8:06 PM on May. 21, 2011

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