I slept thru the night and skipped 2 feedings

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Registered: 02-13-2014
I slept thru the night and skipped 2 feedings
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Sun, 03-09-2014 - 6:34am

last night I guess I must have turned the alarm off and went back to sleep! I  was  so so tired. I slept from 10:30  to 6:40. I missed my midnight and 3 am  session.  this usually happens once a week. I  dont do it on purpose.  Will this hurt my supply? I  pump 4 ozs  per session.  

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Registered: 03-08-2014
Sun, 03-09-2014 - 8:39am
Probably not. I stopped pumping at night when my baby was 6-8 weeks old. I pump 20-25 minutes each side in the morning to make sure I'm empty.
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Registered: 03-08-2014
Sun, 03-09-2014 - 8:39am
Probably not. I stopped pumping at night when my baby was 6-8 weeks old. I pump 20-25 minutes each side in the morning to make sure I'm empty.
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Registered: 10-18-2013
Tue, 03-11-2014 - 3:38pm

Sometimes sleep is just as important! My baby is 6 months and I pump when she wakes at night. Sometimes she wakes at 3am, sometimes not until 6am. But I had set an alarm as a back up for a middle of the night pump until only recently. Now she is my alarm clock and my body has adjusted to that. I pump at all sorts of times. I try to go by the interval between pumps rather than set times. I try not to go longer than 6 hours during the day and a bit longer at night. I think your supply will be fine...but if you are worried you can always pump an extra time during the day when you sleep through the night.