Which pump to drop?

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Registered: 05-13-2009
Which pump to drop?
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Fri, 11-06-2009 - 10:44am

My LO is 8 months next week and I'm thinking about starting to wean and to go down to 3x a day.

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Registered: 10-17-2008
Fri, 11-06-2009 - 1:27pm

When I dropped from 4 to 3 I dropped one of my middle of the day pumps. I was either trying to pump twice at work, or scrambling to fit a pump in right when I got home at 5 PM. What pump is the most hectic for you?

My 3x schedule is 5 AM, 1 PM, and 9 PM, give or take an hour for each pump time.


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Lilypie




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Registered: 01-14-2009
Fri, 11-06-2009 - 9:45pm

When I dropped to 3x I spaced them out evenly, every 8 hours. First pump at 4:30am (before work), next at 12:30pm (lunch at work), and then at 8:30pm (after LO went to bed.) That way, I never had to pump when I could be spending time with LO. That is what worked best for me.

But I don't think you really need to space them out that way. Do what works best for you.

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Registered: 05-13-2009
Wed, 11-11-2009 - 11:26pm

Thanks, ladies, for your advice!