MY WORK HAS DECIDED THAT I CAN NO LONGER PUMP AT WORK AND BEING AS HOW I WORK FROM 4 AM TILL SOMETIMES 730-800 PM I AM AFRAID THAT MY SUPPLY IS GOING TO DECREASE. MY SON LOVES NURSING AND I ENJOY IT AS WELL BUT I WILL HAVE TO QUIT. I AM A MILITARY MOTHER AND MY SENIOR PERSONNEL HAVE TOLD ME THAT I CAN NO LONGER PUMP AT WORK. DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY SUGGESTIONS?Answer Question
Answer by armywife43 at 12:20 AM on Dec. 19, 2008
Answer by gdiamante at 12:44 AM on Dec. 19, 2008
Answer by Anonymous at 1:29 AM on Dec. 19, 2008
Answer by momdallas at 2:31 AM on Dec. 19, 2008
Answer by TiccledBlue at 4:41 AM on Dec. 19, 2008
I agree with gdiamante your milk suppl is well enough established you should be fine, if you wnat to continue nursing. I know that you be gone for over 12 hrs. Do you have brakes that you can pump on? Your brakes are your time an they cannot tell you not to pump then.
As for the anonymous poster, please don't comment unless you know all the info. At 12 months a child CAN start cow's milk but the minimum set by they WHO is 2 years an as long after that as both mutually desired y mom and baby.
Answer by hillmom at 9:23 AM on Dec. 19, 2008
My DH is military and he thinks you should go over their heads. Depending on your job and what they have you doing you should be able to continue to pump. I mean you've done it this long with your job...nothing should have changed. They will certainly let you know if it was in the rules before and they were just being nice to you though. Good for you for nursing so long!!! Our family personally would like to be a one year nursing family. We both just find it creepy to have a walking/talking kid asking for Mommy's boob. I really hope that didn't offend you. I think it's great you have been able to go so long.
Answer by Navymama at 9:42 AM on Dec. 19, 2008
(cont.) As for weaning, if you decide to do it, go cold turkey. That's how we did it with our DD and will do it with our DS! Sorry I forgot to add that. =)
Answer by Navymama at 9:43 AM on Dec. 19, 2008
Answer by jaycee1124 at 1:01 PM on Dec. 19, 2008
Answer by jaycee1124 at 1:02 PM on Dec. 19, 2008
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