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So a little background about me. I had breast reduction surgery at 16 and am now 24 (they grew back even bigger BTW). My
son was born in Dec. of this year and was totally healthy. From the get go we had issues with BFing, he has a VERY strong suck, couldn't latch well and was hungry all the time (and I was in pain)
at about 1.5 months I decided to pump exclusively and we were both much happier.
As time went on I dropped my nighttime pump session mainly b/c I was exhausted and got mastitis when he was about 3 months.
Since then my supply has plateaued and then began slowly decreasing. He is a very busy baby and wants my attention all the time so it's a struggle to even get one pumping session in while my husband is at work, as I have no family near to help. Ive tried all the pills drink TONS of water, Gatorade, coconut water and nothing seems to help. I don't make enough to freeze and store, so I'm still kind of attached to the pump all the time and lately have been needing to give him formula several times a day.
He's 5 months now and is starting solids and eats a TON. Anyways I'm thinking about weaning him at 6 months just b/c it seems as if my milk is drying up anyways. But I feel extremely guilty about it... Sorry for the long ramble!