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DS nurses 4xs a day however lately my breasts have seemed rather full even after he nurses. Last night i tried to express and pump: NOTHING came out not even a drop. I was under the impression he was getting milk. though maybe he is? He says yes however not sure if he is jsut saying it.<br><br>
Im also drinking the pregnancy tea which like i said i loooove i have seen confluicting things about 3 of the ingredients saying it decreases/increases supply<br><br>
peppermint<br>
spearmint<br>
lemon balm?<br><br>
INfo please...<br><br>
If he is nursing and not getting milk will he probably continue unitil the milk comes back again?<br><br><br>
I would think i would get SOMETHING when trying to express?<br><br>
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There are many whose milk dries up when pregnant. And the old supply and demand thing doesn't work the same way either. I had enough milk to feed an army with my 1st, then I got pregnant when she was 8mos and my milk was completely dried by by the time she was 11mos old <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> Tried everything, but it was gone and not coming back. Hannah didn't nurse again when her brother was born. SHe was 17mos. She did try... but, would pull off laughing like she had no idea what she was supposed to do. Maybe cause he is older, he will remember? I dunno.<br><br>
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If he doesn't mind and you're not too bothered, let him continue nursing, colostrum will come in in a few months (like 2 months).
 

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Maybe I just cant express anymore however I think he HAS to be getting something because NOW that im really paying attention my boobies feel much lighter when he is finished and he is getting annoyed with me asking if he is getting any<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
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Michele,<br><br>
We are dry nursing here and I'm confident there is NO milk. Glad to hear that you think he's getting something. Oftentimes, progesterone is the culprit during pregnancy for losing milk supply (unfortunately, I supplement with it too, so my level may be higher than most). There is nothing you can do about it really, but like PP said colostrum does come in during the last trimester.
 
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