mommy with 38F

I am a 20 year old mommy with size 38f breast. I was a size 38dd-ddd before i got pregnant and just got fitted and now wear an F.

I always had trouble breastfeeding my LO since she was born. She would have trouble staying latched on and getting smothered from my breast. she was 8.3 when she was born and left hospital she was 7.15 then two days later went to her pedi and she was down two 7.9 so i knew had to do something. went to hospital to a lactation councler they couldn't figure out how to fix the issue. But that didn't stop me from giving her my precious milk. So I bought an electric pump and put the milk into a bottle and two days after her appointment she was up to 8.6 and been pumping ever since then.

I still offer my breasts everyday but she just gets smothered and pulls away i am hoping when she gets older it will be easier for her to fed from the breast. she is now 3months old and i am still going strong pumping.

she drinks 4oz of breast milk every 2hours during the day and at night she goes 4-6hours. she weighed 14.2 at her two month check up. this was my story thanks for reading :)

YOU ARE GIVING YOUR LO YOUR PRECIOUS MILK SO EVERY BREASTS IS BEAUTIFUL BIG OR SMALL.

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Nov 06, 2012
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expressing
by: Anonymous

well done for be able to keep expressing and giving bub your breast milk for three months. I have been expressing for the last week and a half because I have had nipple thrush and vasospams for the last six weeks (bub is 8 weeks old) plus bub just can't latch correctly no matter how many times I pull her off and put her back on, my nipples are.always ridged and misshapen. I am starting to get very discouraged and quite miserable about the situation but I keep hoping that once she gets bigger she might actually latch correctly.
I just want it all to work out.

Nov 08, 2012
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Same boat
by: Zigggy

I'm very large as well 40f baby is 8wks . Cannot get him to latch correctly to save my life. Have had mastitis, thrush. He was 6wks premature so I'm hoping as he gets older his latch will improve.

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