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#1 of 2 Old 12-17-2010, 10:15 PM - Thread Starter
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I was diagnosed on Monday with mastitis and am just now starting to turn the corner and feeling better. In the meantime, my supply has tanked. I am getting about a third of what I used to when I pump and DS has reduced his wet dipes so we are now supplementing with my freezer stash after he nurses.

Has anyone been in a similar situation and had luck in getting back to normal? I am on the hunt to find more milk plus capsules tomorrow to see if we can get my supply back.

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#2 of 2 Old 12-18-2010, 10:19 AM
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Mil production does often decrease after mastitis, it is a healing period for the breasts. It doesn't mean it is forever though. I've had some moms bounce back within a few days, others say it was more like a couple weeks. Hang in there. hug2.gif

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