Hi ladies. My son, Joseph was born at 26 weeks and has been in the NICU almost 13 weeks. I have been pumping this entire time. My supply started off between 80 to 160ml per pumping session, now I am at 40 to 80ml. I worry that my supply will not be adequate in providing for my son. He is now 12 weeks and 7lbs and 2.97oz. I take the fenugreek supplement daily, 8 capsules a day...and I smell like caramel (good side effect). I stay hydrated, my eating habits are decent (for the most part). My nipples tend to get sore from the constant pumping :-( I think the pain decreases supply as well. I just came across using olive before and after pumping! DEAR GOD, it is a life saver!!!!!!!!! Nipple nervana! What can I do to keep my supply strong? Please help.
on Jul. 18, 2012 at 2:04 PM