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23 Nov 2005

Milk drying out
Im breastfeeding and i went on a weekend away wth hubby wthout our 4month daughter. Forgot to take pump with me and didnt breastfeed for two days. My breasts were full,sore and hard for the two dayz. On saturday i took morning after pill and pharmacist said i shouldnt breast feed on sunday when i get home, must start on monday because of the pill. Well i started breastfeeding on monday but it seems like my milk has dried out. Normaly during d day at work and at night i will wear breast pads bc my milk leaks, now there is nothing. I dont even have to wear pads. How do i get my milk back. I really love breastfeeding her.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

The morning after pill probably contributed to this. You could take Brewer's yeast and carry on breastfeeding. The stimulation will encourage milk production.

Best wishes
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