Also, I do not leak like I've read about. Even after several hours, I only leak a few drops, nothing a breast pad can't handle. I barely need to change them. I know that Danny is getting enough because he is gaining weight like a champ! My pediatrician is impressed... And I get him weighed often. Also, I can feel my breasts empty out. But because all the other ladies on my EC board always talk about their milk spraying out, etc, I feel that perhaps I have a faulty let down, and that is why Danny has to gum my breast so hard?
On another note, after I feed Danny, I often feel a dull ache in my breasts... almost like the milk replenishing itself... It kind of hurts too, particularly at night. Massage does not help. Does anyone else ever feel this? I never heard of this... I
I just want nursing to be the joyful experience I thought it would be... any advice is appreciated.