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I'm pregnant n want to fullystop breastfeeding. is it ok to pump once in a while like once a day, when my breast become hard, pain, and uncomfortable?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Decrease lactation: Using a tight fitting bra can help reduce lactation, and peppermint tea may also be of benefit. Pumping when necessary to address pain from engorgement is perfectly acceptable in moderation.

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