Supply question

iVillage Member
Registered: 09-28-2012
Supply question
Fri, 09-28-2012 - 7:39pm

Hi everyone! So glad to have found you all! I've been EPing for 4 weeks now because of latch problems with my LO. I have a quick question about my supply.

I had been pumping every 3 hours (or 8 times a day) for 15-20 minutes and producing 50 total ounces a day. I know you're not supposed to drop a pump until 12 weeks but since I've been making so much milk I decided to drop a pump a week ago to see what would happen. I'm still producing 50 oz/day! Since it's been a week, can I be sure that my supply won't decrease (at least not significantly) at this point? 

Thanks for your help!! It's so nice to be able to know that there are other moms out there like me!

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-14-2010
Fri, 09-28-2012 - 9:23pm
I'd give it another week and see. Then, you might be one of the lucky ones! It can take a couple of weeks for a supply change to occur. I hope that yours stays so good!