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Best ways to keep breastmilk supply up while having to pump at work.

 
Beckiew

Asked by Beckiew at 9:30 AM on Jun. 23, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Pump every 3-4 hours, and if you need to increase your supply, up it to every 2 hours. Do breast compressions to ensure you have removed as much milk as possible. Drink a TON of water.
    Candi1024

    Answer by Candi1024 at 9:33 AM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • I agree with previous poster. Drink lots if water and oatmeal worked for me.
    suzzanna

    Answer by suzzanna at 9:54 AM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • I agree with pumping as frequently as you possibly can.
    Mom-2-3-Girlz

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 9:59 AM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • Take fenugreek you can get it at GNC or a anywhere that sells supplements and vitamins. Worked for me! Your sweat will smell like maple syrup too!
    courtcaton

    Answer by courtcaton at 10:27 AM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • Thank you for your advice. We'll see how it goes.
    Beckiew

    Comment by Beckiew (original poster) at 11:11 AM on Jun. 23, 2011

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