Reply Hey Mom! Learn more about the Gerber Life Insurance Grow-Up Plan!
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-15-2008, 07:27 PM   #11
MotherGoose518's Avatar
MotherGoose518
Registered Users
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Virginia's Northern Neck!
Posts: 673
Re: sudden low supply ?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Namaste View Post
That is what I was going to suggest.
Me too. If you aren't having AF, I would, uh... take a pregnancy test just to be sure.

Advertisement

__________________
Mel, loving wife to Gene ~ Mom to many:
2 by choice 1995 (bilateral cleft lip and incomplete cleft palate), 1996; 4 by birth 1998, 2000, 2008, 2010 (complete unilateral cleft lip and palate), 2012; EDD 9/16/15
10 in Heaven including Caleb Enoch who was born sleeping on 1.8.10 just shy of 18 weeks
MTHFR + possible Ehler's Danlos Syndrome
Lovenox, Folic Acid Therapy, Aspirin Therapy
MotherGoose518 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2008, 07:29 PM   #12
daisy0306's Avatar
daisy0306
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Northern Alberta, Canada
Posts: 14,414
My Mood:
Re: sudden low supply ?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jen&theBoys View Post
when my supply dropped at 11 months I was freaking out. a few days later I got my first postpartum AF.
my supply dips right before AF as well Hang in there and let baby nurse, your supply will be back to normal once AF starts, if that's what it is.
__________________
Andrea - wife to Corey, mama to Logan, Grace, and our newest love Joseph Michael
Missing my angel baby lost Jan 21/2013
Snuggling my rainbow!
daisy0306 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2008, 07:49 PM   #13
vickieboggs's Avatar
vickieboggs
Registered
seller
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: canada
Posts: 6,321
My Mood:
Re: sudden low supply ?

i'm having this same problem and my son is 9 months old.....I've had my period back right since he was born.....I know I do have a dip before period starts, but my supply is dipping at an increasing speed.
__________________
Momma to 2 wonderful kids Kaylee and Tyler and wifey to Cory.
Priced to clear diapers FSOTcheap covers FSOT

Lots of WOOLIES for sale, knit, crochet, shorties and longies
vickieboggs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2008, 08:30 PM   #14
ajane's Avatar
ajane
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Ohio
Posts: 16,101
My Mood:
Re: sudden low supply ?

You can't judge supply on the fullness of your breasts. As long as she is meeting developmental milestones, growing on her curve, having enough wets/dirty dipes a day I wouldn't worry to much.

It could be AF looming, teething, AND/OR a growth spurt.

__________________
sahm to 3 little women and 1 little man who keep me extremely busy and take all of my time away from here!
I have LOTS of toys to sell....My Little Pony, Fisher Price ramp & speedway, Littlest Pet Shop, you name it I probably have it! PM me!
ajane is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2008, 08:51 PM   #15
happymama1's Avatar
happymama1
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 2,892
My Mood:
Re: sudden low supply ?

It could just be AF gearing up to return. I had irregular cycles starting when DD was about 10/11 months old until I got pregnant with #2. Any time I had a cycle, I definitely noticed a drop in my supply. I also know that teething can change the way they latch on to the breast, which can reduce your supply. I'm sure your supply will return when you are past either the hormone changes of AF or the teething pain...mine always did
__________________
wife to mama to my
never forgetting my tiny babies 11/13/09, 4/12/2012, 5/24/2012, 4/22/2014
hoping for another baby
happymama1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2008, 07:09 AM   #16
Rhianna'sMommy
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 6,435
My Mood:
Re: sudden low supply ?

My breasts never feel full anymore - so I definitely don't judge how much milk I have based on that. With both girls around 6 months my breast lost that full feeling.

For about a month off and on I've had that mildly crampy feeling like AF is going to start so I really think it will happen soon. So I think that is the culprit - I just didn't know it could affect your supply since it didn't with dd#1. Last night dd#2 seemed to be getting a bit more milk in one sitting and fussed a little less as the night went on so things are getting back to normal I think. A couple more days and hopefully she's eating enough to keep her content again.
Rhianna'sMommy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Copyright 2005 - 2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.