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Old 05-22-2012, 02:03 PM   #4
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Re: Let Down Issues

I would guess when you are pumping you are actually watching a second let down with the second gushing on milk. I can have the same thing happen when pumping. But, your body will respond differently to a baby than a pump, so that may or may not be what is happening when nursing.

There is surely hindmilk in that first letdown, although the second may be fattier, it's not as cut and dry and foremilk then hindmilk.

If he gets frustrated throughout that 15 minutes of no milk and unlatches, maybe let him and see if he wants to nurse again a short time later.
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