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Could my milk be drying up if I am still breastfeeding?

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In brief: Yes

Your milk supply is dependent upon the frequency of nursing, and complete emptying of the breasts.
I advise my breastfeeding moms to nurse every 1 1/2 -2 hours for 5-10 minutes to increase their supply. It usually increases within 24 hr. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids-don't wait until you're thirsty. Don't delay in consulting your doctor or a lactation consultant. Time is of the essence.

In brief: Yes

Your milk supply is dependent upon the frequency of nursing, and complete emptying of the breasts.
I advise my breastfeeding moms to nurse every 1 1/2 -2 hours for 5-10 minutes to increase their supply. It usually increases within 24 hr. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids-don't wait until you're thirsty. Don't delay in consulting your doctor or a lactation consultant. Time is of the essence.
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Yes, if your frequency of nursing is declining or if your baby isn't emptying you completely, your milk supply will decrease.

In brief: Yes

Yes, if your frequency of nursing is declining or if your baby isn't emptying you completely, your milk supply will decrease.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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