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#31 of 33 Old 05-20-2009, 09:03 PM
 
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I'm still nursing my 17 month old, and so sad my milk is dropping I've always had low supply. Now my poor guy is non stop trying to get anything he can, and it HURTS!! poor both of us!
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Originally Posted by ekblad9 View Post
You definately shouldn't be drinking MM tea or taking fenugreek.

I'm bummed b/c I think my supply has really dropped. I've never had this happen before. now I don't know what to do and I feel guilty. My baby is only 10 months old. I really don't want to start her on a bottle. I gave her some whole milk tonight and she inhaled it. This is definately a first for me.
This was my experience to a T with my second pregnancy. She was not eating many solids, so we supplemented with 1/2 goats milk, 1/2 formula. She had formula until around 18 months because she just would not hardly eat solids. I would be hesitant to start cow's milk yet. Maybe goat's milk if she's eating a pretty decent amount of solids.

Alisha, Army wife to Nathan , Homeschooling mama to Scheeli (May 2003) , Bronwynn (Nov. 2004) :, Piper (Nov. 2007) , and Wesley (January 2010)
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I've been looking into this. I'm worried that my supply is getting lower, since my daughter takes longer at the breast.

Here's what I found regarding increasing breastmilk in general and increasing breastmilk during pregnancy.
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