oversupply / overactive letdown
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September 23rd, 2013, 09:41 AM
Join Date: Aug 2010
We have had a little bit of trouble with oversupply. We had a rough first week and had to start pumping when he was about 4 days old. He had a lazy latch and was swallowing a lot of air when he nursed. He was almost exclusively bottlefed breastmilk for about two weeks while we worked on his latch, but managed to transition to a decent latch eventually. However, I think those first weeks contributed to an oversupply. It's finally started to level out and I was able to build up a lovely freezer stash, so I can't complain too much about it.
"Shake it up now, Sugaree. I'll meet you at the Jubilee. And if that Jubilee don't come. Maybe I'll meet you on the run."
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