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#1 of 2 Old 07-01-2003, 04:42 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I have a few questions for you ladies...

I have a 4 month old son. I BF exclusively, but DH gives a bottle of EBM around midnight so that I can get some sleep. Consequently, I just got AF (grrrr). It also seems that my daytime supply is a bit lighter. Is this normal when AF starts? Anything I can do to increase supply if this is a hormonal thing? WIll it get better duing non-AF weeks? I'm really bummed.
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yes it is normal, some women find when they are going stretches without nursing ( like you are) af returns sooner than if they were ebf. more frequent nursing is the first step to increasing supply.

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