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Old 07-22-2012, 02:18 PM   #3
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Re: Exclusively Pump / How do I stop??

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Originally Posted by NikiG View Post
Just pump or hand express enough to relieve your breasts. Don't empty them. You may wind up pumping more often but since you're not removing much, your breasts will slow down production. The fuller your breasts are the slower the milk production so really just remove enough to take the edge off!
Yeah, that. How long do you pump at each session? However long you do at the midday session, cut it by 5 minutes every couple of days until you are only pumping 5 minutes. Then try skipping that session. Once you adjust to that, choose another (probably the evening) and cut back the same way. Or cut 5 minutes off each session, if that is comfortable enough for you. It will take a few weeks, but is more like weaning the baby from nursing.
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