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Old 07-28-2009, 02:33 PM   #11
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Re: Tired of leaking

mama i had the same problem, actually i still do. while nursing i press in the other n1pple, and when im in public i fold my arm over that bre@st forcefully. if you have a letdown and youre not feeding, fold your arms over your chest for 30 sec (n1pples must be pushed "in" if that makes sense)

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Old 07-28-2009, 04:08 PM   #12
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Re: Tired of leaking

I use Lansinoh pads, they are the best! VERY absorbant. I also put pressure on the opposite breast while nursing to stop the flow of milk. It does work. I had an oversupply the first few months and leaked all over the place everywhere, always had a soggy burpcloth at the end of a feeding, etc. It does get better. I tried block feeding with good success too. Best of luck to you!
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Old 07-28-2009, 08:01 PM   #13
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I use the Lasinoh pads, they work really well for me. I also have a crazy let down, its always on both sides when DS nurses and I tried to cloth pads at first but was leaking through 2-3 at a time so I gave in and switched. The Lasinoh work really well. Good luck Mama, some people have said that after a few months they stopped leaking but DS is 4 months old and I still leak all the time.
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Old 07-28-2009, 08:02 PM   #14
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Hi Mama... I have monster supply and over active let down issues. My DD just started keeping up with my flow at 13 weeks and I just started not leaking overnight! And STILL some days my flow overwhelms her/I wake up wet. But I just wanted to say it might just be too early on for your supply to be regulated. HTH... good luck... I know how stinkin annoying that leakage can be! I was constantly changing my clothes, DD's clothes, the sheets, etc.
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Old 07-28-2009, 08:14 PM   #15
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Re: Tired of leaking

Just wanted to add: I don't usually leak at random times anymore, but I still leak from the other breast while feeding, and we are at 9 months.
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Old 07-28-2009, 09:39 PM   #16
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thanks again! So mcuch good advice.. I think I will block block feeding and added pressure. I was wondering about Lily's pads and has anyone ever used the Milk Saver.. i saw it at Motherwear.. I think..
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Old 07-30-2009, 12:39 PM   #17
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Re: Tired of leaking

I too leak alot. This morning I woke to find that I soaked through 2 cloth pads in a span of 7 hours. The think I do DURING feedings is use a Milk Saver. You put it on the side you are not nursing on and it catches the milk that lets down. I usually catch about 2 oz! That would be a lot of wasted money on disposable breast pads. You can buy it online at mymilkies(dot)com. My DD is almost 6 weeks, and I already have 50 5 oz bags of milk that I just 'caught' (way better than pumping!)!!! I haven't figures out what to do between feedings yet. (Oh, and I feed every 3 hours, so I don't know if that helps being on a schedule)
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