Cristina - posted on 02/11/2009 ( 9 moms have responded )
My son is 4 1/2 months old and has always breastfed. When I went back to work 2 months ago, my milk supply just wasn't able to keep up. I work overnight and he's at the babysitters all day while I sleep. He has been taking more and more formula. I decided last week that I was finished with breastfeeding; I was just getting too stressed all the time. He has gone down to only breastfeeding at night (on nights I am off) and having formula and cereal the rest of the day. It has only been one week or so, but now I have changed my mind. I want him to continue breastfeeding and getting the nutrients. I'm still producing milk, even though it isn't very much. Any suggestions about getting my supply back up? Has anyone tried herbs like fenugreek? Has anyone else had their milk supply go down so much upon returning to work?