How can i make my breasts produce milk

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I around 6-7pm I am having to use my milk from my storage supply because my daughter starts to get frustrated and fussy like there is no milk in my breasts. Is there anything I can do to help myself produce more milk? It just seems like I am nursing my daughter all day long and pumping all day long! I am going back to work in a month and i just don't want to give my daughter formula. She is growing like a weed! Help!
However, I know when he feeds he is only getting 2-3oz from me and then he wants more so I have to resort to formula. He is a big boy and eats about 7oz per feeding. How can I produce more then 2-3oz. I have changed my diet and pump every 2 hours (as the book mentions) to hope that this will make more milk. What can I do? How can I get it so that I don't have to resort to formula?
I started breastfeeding him and his latching on but I'm not producing enough milk to feed him every 2 hours. What can I take or do to produce more breastmilk?! Please help I hate to see my baby spit up an throw up every time I give him formula.
This pregnancy, My breasts barely bother me at all (I'm 12 weeks). Does this mean I won't produce much milk? 2.) Any pointers for breastfeeding, should I have adequate milk supply? 3.) should breastfeeding hurt? Last time it hurt my nipples so bad, I could barely stand it. they were raw. is that normal? all this said, I'm not sure how this is going to work out, but I'd like to give it a try.
I only produced an ounce of milk. I felt sad mainly cause I started to feel like I was starving my poor little angel. She does take my breast but as soon as she does within a min. she falls asleep, I've tickled her foot, brushed a finger against her cheek and just left her in her pamper to see if that would stimulate her enough to keep her awake to feed (and to help w/reproducing the milk supply) but nothing seems to work.
Hi everyone,I ve never been able to visit this forum so far-although I was often visiting pregnancy 35+-,God how my time is so limited with a young baby,I can hardly do the basics...can you?Anyway,my little girl is almost 4 months old now,bf exclusively.She was gaining weight very well until recently,for the last 2,5 weeks she's been asking to eat like every 2,5 hrs-it's also very HOT these days in this part of Europe-but she eats veeery little,she only eats better like once or twice a day.
my son is three weeks tomorrow and the first week or so i had to pump at least once a day since my son didnt drink enough and my breasts hurt a lot. Now my milk has settled down abd i dont need to pump but i would like to freeze more. How should i pump? Im worried my son wont have enough milk on his feeding if i pump now. But i really want to have some in tge freezer since winter is coming and i usually get sick easily then my baby can drink without veing exposed and all.
my mama had a shot to help dry up her milk before she left the hospital, I plan on asking my OB about it.. I know from all the women in my family just how painful engorged boobs are!! good luck!
Thank you all very much for your comments i didn't think anything was wrong but most of my friends are asking me if my breasts are leaking and i feel stupid saying NO i feel like they should be but i also heard that once the baby is born thats when it starts... and i did hear it hurts and that kinda scares me BUT i think its worth it so we shall see... but again thank you all very very much i appreciate it.
So I was starting to worry, but I'm glad I don't have that problem, I can only I shine how annoying it may be!
Your brain registers when you feed your baby, it then releases hormones to make more milk. The more you feed your baby the more milk you produce. Your breasts dont store milk its gets mad on demand so women that think they will skip a feed and store it up for next time - sorry that doesnt work your body will just stop producing milk.
Hey everyone, I also wrote in 'sore breasts' and got this result. My breasts usually get sore right before I get my period and then by the end of the cycle my breasts are back to normal. I usually get my period at the end of the month, and my breats have been sore for about two weeks now, and no period yet.
Came to know that some ladies cant produce milk!When can it be found whether u can produce milk or not?I do have tender and sore breasts.Cant wear bra,anyone else facing this prob?
A nurse told me to take a break from pumping for a few days, so I did. I pumped again after that because my breasts had filled up and were hurting. A lot of milk came out. But now, my breast never fill up, and when I pump it's only a little bit of, it barely covers the bottom of the bottle. Am I losing my milk?? Is there a way to get it back?
I have never really gotten any milk from my left breast, the right one I can feel the milk coming out and she prefers that side and the left she just doesn't care for. I always start with the left side, but is there any way I can build my milk supply in both breasts so I can feed her less formula. Any advice, I would like to do it without medication if possible.
I had my baby boy 5 days ago n i made the decision to bottle feed but my breast came in yesterday and my breasts really hurt. Is there anything i can do to dry up my breast milk? Ive tried cabbage leaves, ice packs n tylenol to relieve pain n swelling. Any other ideas?
I think it is quite normal. I lost my boy at 19 weeks and had a lot of breast milk and extremely sore and swollen breasts for the first 2 weeks and still get small amounts around my ovulation now. I now how upseting this can be at such a sad time for you. I bought some breast pads to soak up the milk and tried not to over-stimulate my breasts ie going under the shower.
isn't this method to create milk in breast??? u r telling abt to take milk from breast, i hope u dint understand my question:-( i want milk in my breast & am unmarried & i dont want to have any baby or sex, am adopting a baby, so i want to make milk in my breast, is there any ways???
I massage my breasts and express a little before each feeding/pumping session but I hate having to switch back to formula. Is there ANYTHING I can do to help my milk supply?
It's not necessarily painful, except ocassionally when I ovulate, but has anyone else ever experienced this? Is it normal? When can I expect it to go away, the milk I mean. Is it something that needs to be brough up to my gyn beacuse it's some sort of hormonal inbalance? Thanks for even reading this ladies.....
I am totally proud of my boobs and how much milk I make for my baby!!! I'd second that above post with retting storage bags. Do you have a supply in your freezer?
So, i'm giving formula and brest milk to my BABY(he is only 2 months).I've no idea what to eat and how to take care to produce enough an Indian we people are eatin more spice things,but i'm not takink now those type of food now a days. My doctor suggests me that not to drink cow's milk (because of colic for my baby )and acid formate things such as tomato,citric food and pickle i'm drinking soy milkand eating boil vegetables with garlic and different type of lentile .
When I had my first baby my breast milk supply was very low and I needed to support with artificial milk for at least 3 days until I got sufficient supply of breast milk. Here are some tips which I did to increase breast milk: - Take lot of fluids (water and fruits Juices) - Try massaging the breast gently as you nurse - Offer both breasts at each feeding - double pump for 5-10 minutes after you nurse - Breastfeed frequently.
Also I always used a manual pump or a higher strength electric otherwise I didn't express as much
everyone always talks about how huge they got when they were pregnant and how they had to wear nipple pads to keep from leaking all i still going to produce a good supply of milk when the time comes? even if my breasts dont seem to be "filling up" just really worried about this because i REALLY want to be able to breast feed and it would just disappoint me so much if i couldnt because i had a weak milk supply. Oh and another question...
Right now, I am only getting between 1 - 2 ounces (cumulative) every 3 hours, and I don't see the lactation consultants tomorrow. I have my DS on a bottle right now, but my frozen milk supply is dwindling and I can't keep up. I've been pumping often...
My daughter is 2 1/2 months old and I have been having a hard time with my milk supply i have tried everything..I feed her whenever she gets a little fussy so sometimes its every hour..then I tried mother's milk tea and I can't handle the taste of it..I don't know what to do and I feel bad giving her formula..For example she will feed on each side for 15 minutes and still she cries like she is starving and my nipple hurt so bad from her sucking and nothing coming out..
Don't give up.... You will get milk. Oh, when I got sick my milk supply decreased a lot and I couldn't get anything so I called my ob and he gave me some pills and those helped a lot. I got my supply back up quickly.
I called my doctor today and the nurse told me to take a test and if it came up negative that I should come in because I could have a growth on my milk gland and this could make me produce milk even though I'm not pregnant. She also said I could be pregnant in my tubes.( tubal pregnancies don't always show up on home pregnancy test because the pregnancy level is lower in ectopic pregnancies.) I took a test and it was negative so I go in next week to see my doctor.
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