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Oh, I wish I could help you. I have an over supply of milk, but don't have a pump anymore.
Oh yes! She had her tongue tie fixed at 5 1/2 weeks old.
The problem is my supply. I have very low supply (2 oz on a good feed) and it doesn't keep her satisfied on the breast.
We were nursing with a lact-aid SNS but the stress and struggle of getting her latched properly AND getting the tube in her mouth was too much for us both. She started to really get mad at the breast so I went back to bottles. Now she'll nurse just fine as long as she's not super hungry. But I don't have enough milk for her. Even with the SNS, she was taking 4 oz in supplement (she takes 6 oz bottles).
I think if I had the supply, I could get her back to the breast FT. But I wanted to preserve what little nursing relationship we had left so I stopped pushing the SNS. She wouldn't come any where near the breast for a bit there and once we had a day of bottles with no SNS, she was perfectly happy to nurse.