Help! I been breastfeeding only to my 2 month old ...but now im NOT PRODUCING ENOUGH !

Leslie - posted on 08/22/2012 ( 4 moms have responded )

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well I've been breastfeeding only and my baby is 2 1/2 months now, he does not drink out the bottle either. I'm very happy breastfeeding only but lately i feel ...well i know im making less. My son will latch on and he makes this weird sucking noise like not enough is coming out. He does poop and pee but i know my body and usually during the night when my baby would sleep long hours my breast would get full...well not anymore :( im really scared that i would stop producing milk. PLEASE HELP ! any advice or what can i eat ?

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Angie - posted on 08/22/2012

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, I don't know where you are located but if u r In the United States all Dr.s, hospitals, & health departments can put you in touch w/ a lactation specialist. Because of your question about your childs weight and your milk supply their maybe nothing wrong with either but the peace of mind of just knowing will b worth it. Also the lactation sp can suggest foods, vitiamins, or meds that can increase milk supply... Good luck!

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Francine - posted on 08/23/2012

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I would talk to your doctor about this because every women is different.

Gwen - posted on 08/22/2012

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Like Dove said. Your body is adjusting to his demand, so your breasts are not feeling so full. You will know when he hits a growth spurt because he'll want to nurse constantly. That's okay too, because it will stimulate your body to produce more.

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