Ready to begin weaning - tips?

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Postby fodla » Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:36 pm

Jess, you can probably do that in a month or two.

I just dropped pumping at work! Today was my first pump-free day.
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Postby jessm » Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:43 am

How exciting!

Right now he drinks about 12 oz while I'm at work. The first pump I'm dropping is going to be my lunch pump. I so miss having lunch with my friends. As I walk back up and past hte lunch room I hear them all laughing, and when I ask what was so funny they can't really explain it because it was an "in the moment" thing. Sounds childish, but I do miss that.
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Postby fodla » Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:20 pm

How long are you pumping for?? You should still be able to have a lunch break!
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Postby jessm » Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:51 am

I pump for 15 minutes in the morning, 15 minutes in the afternoon and i usually pump for about 20 at my lunch break. By the time I set up, get my lunch all ready and everything, I end up taking the full 30 minutes to pump and eat. If I take longer than a 30 minute lunch I have to stay late, and that cuts into my time with my lil man.
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Postby fodla » Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:17 pm

Instead of cutting out a session, what about cutting down on the length of time you're pumping?
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Postby jessm » Fri Aug 17, 2012 5:12 am

I've thought about it, but my lunch session is where I get the most milk. I get a final letdown around the 17 minute mark. Sigh. Its okay, just a few more months :)
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