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Mine also feel heavy all the time, but after feeding or pumping, they don't feel hard like they do when they're full. They may feel heavy just bc they're so much bigger. I am normally a 34B and now I am a 36D. Did your boobs get a lot bigger? Just a theory, but I think that's why mine feel heavy all the time.
Do you feel the let down? With a 15-20 minute pumping session I normally feel two let downs like a big rush of milk and I notice the few minutes after that is when my bottles really start to fill.
I also know that unless I am completely calm ie no crying baby, no stressful distractions (ie yelling at my toddler) I will get hardly any milk. But if I am able to be calm - the milk just flows.
A few times i fell asleep while pumping and when DH woke me up I was shocked to see that I had 6 ounces. I get record lows when I'm trying to calm down an upset toddler, pump, and feed a hungry baby at the same time. Stress/calmness definitely affect how much you pump.
When I pumped for Alex a year or so ago breast compressions/massages never worked for me, but now they do. Try to use your thumbs and massage in a circular motion and move on down towards your nipples. When you feel a bump/lump just stay there and push on it a bit. After a bit it will "deflate".
'Scuse the bad typing, please. 'Breast is Best' but not when browsing the internet!