Posts tagged oversupply
mama story: life as an exclusive pumper with oversupply

I come from a town with more pigs than people and with a single stop light in town. When I found out I was pregnant, I knew I wanted to breastfeed; I longed for the bond I read about online.

Nobody in my family breastfed their babes, so in addition to being a first time mom, I couldn’t rely on my family for advice and had to figure many things out by trial and error.

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mama story: I wish I'd asked for help much sooner

I was able to start breastfeeding immediately after birth. I had a little trouble with getting him to latch at first, but the L&D nurses helped us out, and we had no other issues the rest of our day and a half in the hospital. 

Within the first day or two at home, I noticed some pain in my nipples and some cracks developing.

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