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As long as she is nursing at least every 2 hours (one longer stretch at night of 3 or 4 hours, if the day went OK), and continues with the wet and poop dipes, and is gaining (at least 4-7 oz/wk), she should be OK.
It can be frustrating to have a sleepy one. I had one, she was born 3 wks early and jaundice came into it too. I used to wake her to nurse her every 2 hours. I would strip her down, change her, let her nurse in just the diaper (and t-shirt maybe), she would nurse for a few mins and want to sleep. I would change her again, and offer the other breast. I would also have to jiggle her, talk to her, stroke her, sit her up, to keep her awake.
I had to wake her for every feed til she hit her due date, then she finally started waking to feed on her own, and seemed like a real human being!
Of course there's nothing wrong with your milk!!! It's just her. Sometimes it takes them a while to recover from the birth, or an epidural, etc.