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ladies, I have oversupply and oald and a babe that gets majorly ticked off about it. she wants to comfort nurse, but cannot but she ends up taking in so much that she spits up and on a few occasions has really thrown up big. I am not keen on using a pacifier for a million different reasons, so am wondering what others have done. I had the same issues with ds, but he seemed to be able to take the milk without ever spitting up.
 

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have you tried block feeding? Start with three hour blocks (so every time for three hours baby wants to nurse, nurse on one side, then switch), and if you don't notice a difference, move to four or even six hour blocks, depending on how OVER the supply and let down are! This made a big difference for us...though dd would STILL pop off just before the letdown and watch the spray go until it slowed down again. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> She didn't spit up so much, and was much happier in general.
 

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Oh that was me for the first 11w PP...then my hormones leveled out for good but at around 9w I started taking 1/4 tsp of dried sage and it helped reduce my supply so I wasn't so engorged all the time which was leading to very painful nursing. I didn't take it daily though b/c it fixed my issue w/in the day and it lasted until my boobs plumped up again...my son just could never drain me and block feeding didn't work b/c although my OALD drowned him he had no patience for the slow flow that came w/block feeding...
 

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try nursing laying down or reclining on your back, w/ babe on your stomach. she should be able to regulate what she is getting much easier.
 
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