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Wondering about low milk supply?

If you’re like me, you may have wondered about how much milk your breasts produce and if it is sufficient for your baby. In the first few months of my baby’s life, I remember discussing this over coffee with one of my NCT friends just to gauge if what I was producing was ‘normal’.  My life revolved around breastfeeding for at least the first 6 months after becoming a mum and I had so many questions. After feeding my baby in the morning, I would express.  I wanted to make sure that I was building up my supply by removing…

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Choosing a breast pump

In the months prior to the birth of my son in December 2015, I had made a list of everything that we would need for him.  One of those things was a breast pump.  I had asked friends which brand they would recommend and I had settled on the Medela Swing Breast Pump.  I had thought that I could pump some milk for my son’s evening feed and allow my husband to feed it to him.  That would also acquaint him to the bottle early on.  However, I thought this was something you did after month one so I hadn’t…

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