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Old 10-14-2006, 12:23 PM   #9
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Re: Relactating??

I would definitely think it is worth it! Even if you never get a full supply, every bit of bm you can give him is better than formula. My breasts just don't make enough milk, regardless of what meds/herbs ect. that I've tried. But I have come to peace with the fact that my son is getting a lot more bm than most babies, even if he does have to have formula sometimes.

Another thing that my ped told me that might help you is to think of it like this...if the average fully bfing mom has say, 1 oz of "good stuff" (antibodies and such) for every 8 or 9 oz of bm (not real numbers nes. but just for example), then if my son is only getting 2 oz of bm from me, it's like, super-charged, because it still has the same number of antibodies, only in a smaller amount. So my bm is like, 1/2 and 1/2 in that example.

Good luck mama!
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