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Hi, I’ve recently dropped breast feeds so am only feeding morning and night and have noticed I don’t feel the “let down” anymore? My son seems satisfied but I worry, is he getting the hind milk?

Posted by Erin, 26/06/2013

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  • He will let u know if not!


  • Probably far too late now but you could try feeding only one side per feed so that he completely drains it perhaps.


  • how are you going now?


  • So hard with all the changes when you are breastfeeding. I was told by a midwife that your baby would left you know if there was a problem but not sure if she was just trying to be reassuring!


  • Hope your son is going well with his feeds.


  • How are you going now?


  • There is a visual difference between the initial let don and the hind milk. Hand express just a little and you should get a pretty good indication.


  • How is it all going since you posted this?


  • If there is no change in your baby, then he is content with what he is getting.


  • How did you end up going?


  • He will let u knowif he is not getting enough!


  • I didn’t always feel a ‘let down’ sensation, only in the beginning, and more so when I was breastfeeding my second child.


  • But is he hvn solids now too


  • The reason you don’t feel the “let down” anymore is because you have cut down breastfeeding and your milk is drying up :-)


  • Yes if he seems satisfied he is fine a baby will always let you know when there hungry and if his really healthy there’s no need to worry :)


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