How much expressed breast milk should we plan for our 2 month old to eat at a feeding? It's kind of scary that I'm going back to work just when there is a predicted growth spurt. We just came through one of those and boy oh boy can my kid eat! Right now he's back to eating every two hours, usually about 15-20 minutes on a breast.
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You are smart to amass a supply before you go back to work. You can never have too much! This really took the stress out of pumping at work. Eventually my son self weaned but I kept pumping so that he could continue to get EBM. Towards the end when my milk supply really started dwindling it became very stressful thinking that I wasn't replenishing what he was drinking. I remember crying in my Dr's office because I was so upset that I might have to supplement with formula. None of the remedies seemed to work (like mother milk tea, etc) so it was great to have large supply of EBM if the freezer.
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