exclusively pumping

Summerface91 - posted on 09/06/2013 ( 1 mom has responded )

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I have been exclusively pumping for 4 months now. I had to go back to work 6 weeks after my son was born. He got use to drinking from the bottle and will no longer nurse. I have tried several times but it ends with us both in tears. I work 5 days a week and pump every 3 hours. Right now he is only drinking breast milk but I wish I could get more when I pump. I only get 2-4 oz each time. I have to pump while he is asleep at night just to have enough each day. I'm not sure if there is a way to get more when I pump. I use a double pump at home and a single pump at work. Any advise??????

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Kim - posted on 09/06/2013

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I've heard that only more frequent feedings make a difference in supply, although there are some things a doctor could recommend to try and help.

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