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Old 10-14-2006, 01:22 PM   #5
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Re: Nursing strike -- how did you get through it? (long)

My ds has done this a couple times, both when he was sick. After a few uncomfortable days for us both, he has always picked up nursing again with plenty of enthusiasm.
I found that me being super-full actually made it less likely that he'd nurse (day and night) - the more I pumped, the more he seemed willing to nurse a little (plus it kept up my supply). So in addition to pumping several times during the day, I would pump until I was almost completely empty before going to bed, so that he could nurse at night without getting flooded.

Andrea - Mama to Lexy (9/7/05) & Serenity (3/14/09)! My Feedback: DS EBay
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