Starlit - posted on 02/01/2010 ( 13 moms have responded )
So this is my second child he was born 11-19-09 and weighed 8 lbs 1 oz., with my first my husband at the time and my mother insisted since my child cried that I didn't poduce enough milk.....so I stopped nursing which killed me.
Now with my second I am pumping and working. I feel like I am nursing all the time. I come home to cook, clean and nurse and it is bedtime, bathtime and I am still nursing.
I pump at work but only pump 2.5 to 3 oz at a time. He eats every 2 hours so I assumed that is what he eats so I pump every 2 hours. I have waited for a 4 hour time and I still only pump 2.5 to 3 oz so I lost out on milk so I have continued to pump every 2 hours.
The only thing is my son eats about 4 oz in a sitting so Is it that I am not pumping or making enough?
I am on reglan and fenugreek.
I have tried to pump for 5 minutes after he nurses but get nothing. I did that for a week straight and still got nothing.
I have read to nurse when with him and not pump because he makes ur milk come in. So I have sat on my thursday off and just let him nurse and nurse and nurse and I so can't get any housework done, but on friday I pump about 3.5 oz....but thats on fridays and after a weekend of me sitting on my couch and nursing mon-thursday I on;y pump 2.5. He of course seems really hungry and wants more so I have begun to supplement.
HELP. AM I DOING SOMETHING WRONG????