Freaking out and worried!

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  1. AP

    AP Well-Known Member
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    I stopped expressing a few months ago(she has formula instead when she has a bottle) but T has been biting today and i needed a break from it, so i gave her a bottle and tried to express.

    im lucky ive got an ounce! Does this mean i have low supply?! (i use a medela swing)
     
  2. summer rain

    summer rain Mum of 5

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    Haven't you been reading all the threads on here about the same issue? :D Its totally normal to not be able to express much; and does not indicate a low supply, for some ladies its all along and for some ladies it is something that happens at a later stage. I have an oversupply and still choke my LO with torrents of milk and aside from a couple of times where his weight gain wasn't great he has mainly gained well above average-yet I struggle to express more than an oz and am lucky to get a teaspoon on most occasions. Also if you haven't been expressing for ages; your body gets un-used to it and its like starting from square one again. Your supply is probably perfect for your LOs needs xx
     
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    omg that appreciation thread is so well deserved you know ;) :thumbup: You have made me feel so much better with just that reply xxx
     
  4. summer rain

    summer rain Mum of 5

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    thanks hun! Please don't worry or freak out, its totally normal xx
     

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