Taking over an hour to empty

iVillage Member
Registered: 12-20-2006
Taking over an hour to empty
Mon, 05-30-2011 - 11:10pm

My son is almost 7 months old. I have been pumping three times a day (7am, 130pm, 930pm) since he was a few weeks old. I get 17oz at the 7am pump, 10 oz at the 130 pump and 15-16 oz at the night pump. The problem is that I have to pump for at least an hour (usually

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-14-2011
Tue, 05-31-2011 - 9:43am

I don't have any tips for you.. but

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-14-2010
Tue, 05-31-2011 - 10:37am

Wow, you're a trooper for keeping it up.


iVillage Member
Registered: 12-07-2010
Tue, 05-31-2011 - 3:34pm

I had the same problem, but I think it's probably because that hour in involved several letdowns, and most women stop pumping after one.