breast to ep

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Registered: 02-01-2012
breast to ep
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Wed, 02-01-2012 - 6:35am
hello...i am 33 weeks pregnant with my first. my plan is to bf until my milk comes in good, then ep. i need to ep to accomodate my hectic schedule. after we come home from the hospital what is the best way to start the switch from bf and build a supply? i was thinking to start pumping one breast while feeding from the other, and going from there. can my baby feed off one bottle if he doesn't finish it all? im really confused and welcome any suggestions. thanks!
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Registered: 12-14-2010
Wed, 02-01-2012 - 7:28am
hey there...welcome! check out the beginners guide in the intro and roll call section, almost everything you need to know you'll find there! and yes, if your baby doesnt finish a bottle of bm, you can put it in the fridge and use it at the next feeding (this is per an lc at my local hospital). good luck...hope the beginners guide helps you!