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Is it possible for my breast milk to run out?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 25 years experience
No: Your breasts may get emptied after a feeding but they will fill back up as long as tthe stimulation of a feeding infant persists.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes: If a baby is drinking (or vigorous trying to drink) breastmilk from the breasts, faster than the breasts can make milk, then it would appear that the milk runs out.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Yes: Breast feeding is "demand and production" if for any reason you do not keep up with the infants needs and nurse as frequently as he needs you may not produce enough milk.

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Is it possible that my breast milk is bad?

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Dr. Pamela Lindor
Pediatrics 32 years experience
No: No, breast milk is the best nutrition for your baby. If you have concerns that there is something wrong, or that your baby is not satisfied, you should contact your pediatrician to discuss. There are a few medications which can be transmitted to the baby, so always check with your OB or pediatrician before taking medicines.

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