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I'm just curious as to what average is. I know that my sister is practically a cow; she used to pump 15-20 oz at a time. And I'm not at all worried about my own supply; I don't pump often (maybe twice a week) but I get a lot. So what's your average, and what's the most?
 

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My daughter is now 16, but with her, i pumped 6oz from one boob and 8oz from another.<br><br>
with my second child, it was 4oz, and then 6oz from the other.
 

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with ds, one morning i got 23 oz out!!! (i had slept thru my other pumping time)
 

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and on the other end of the spectrum I NEVER pumped more than 2 ounces. Typical was one oz. from each breat. And I rented the most expensive Madela pump, as well as having a hand pump.<br><br>
But I sucessfully breastfed 2 kids--one for 2 years, the second for almost 3. If you are not the type to be able to pump much like I was, don't despair!
 

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I got 15 oz off one side one day, in one pumping!
 

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I've once gotten 10 oz. in one pumping (8 on the left, 2 on the right).<br><br>
I pump 2X/day at work, and usually average 10-14 oz. (DS takes 12 while I'm working, so we hope for the 14!)
 

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5 oz total, both sides.<br><br><span style="font-size:xx-small;">I feel really inadequate now. Is this how men who compare penises feel?</span>
 

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3.5 oz total both sides.<br><br>
I had a sucky pump that didnt work, and was only able to hand express. I didnt pump bc i had to, so i wasnt very motivated to try to pump more. I only expressed bc i wanted a bit of a stash in the freezer just in case.<br><br>
gurumama~ this must be what it feels like lol
 

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The most I have gotten pumping one side was 6 oz. and the most when double pumping was I think 8 or 9 oz. in one session. But that was back when I was working part time and nursing full time on the days I wasn't working. I would get 16 oz. a day in only two pumping sessions, and my baby was small enough then that it was more than enough.<br><br>
Now I'm working full time and taking herbs to get my yields back up and pumping three times a day. Sucks. (hah.)<br><br>
Some people just can't let down for the pump no matter what they do. I find that if I eat a lot of real food, including fat, and get a lot of sleep, and have lots of time with the baby, I get good pumping yields.
 

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gurumama: I'm right there with you. Five ounces total, both sides. But dd is 17 months old, never tasted formula, and is still going strong. And, I work part time. Proud, me?<br><br><span style="font-size:xx-small;">but i do feel kind of small...</span>
 

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i was an ep mama in the beginning with ds, and as i said, i had slept thru my previous regular pumping....
 

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Average was 2-3 oz on each side, most was 9 oz on one side 7 oz on the other. I had an Avent handpump and A cup boobs, so I was impressed with any amount!
 

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About 3 oz. And that was after not nursing from that breast until it was swollen. I could never get any otherwise. Fortunately, pumping was more a convenience thing than a necessity. I didn't do it much.
 

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I got 15 ounces once in one pumping session when I was WOHM for 2 months. I almost didnt notice it and almost overflowed the containers. I would get 24 or so ounces everyday, but my ds would only take 5 ounces of ebm in a bottle so when I quit my job ( YAH!) I had a huge supply of milk in my fridge. I tried to give it do ds in a sippy, but hey, the kid only likes it from the tap!!! I had to throw a lot of it away....I was so sad, but it was over 6 months old.
 

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wouldhave been good for mamas milk soap <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">
 
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