Supply during AF

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Supply during AF

Postby ajs333 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:11 pm

I got first ppaf last month and that week I had a noticeable dip in my supply. But once it was over, supply was pretty much back to normal. This month, same thing is happening. I feel my boobs and it's like I've got nothing in there. :? Has this been anyone else's experience? Wondering if it is normal and if there's much I can do about it.
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Postby fodla » Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:19 pm

Totally normal. :) You can try eating supply-boosting foods like oatmeal and fenugreek, but you'll most likely just have to wait it out.
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Postby stefanielynn » Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:52 am

Yep, very normal. Just nurse as much as baby wants and eventually your supply will recover.
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Postby BeccaM » Fri Aug 17, 2012 4:55 am

Normal--happened to me too. It is kind of scary (more for me because I had a stash pumped but little man never took a bottle ONCE so I couldn't supplement with frozen BM :( ). My 1st PP period was at 4 months PP also, so I hardly got a break :?

Anyway, I just tried to nurse more, drink Mother's Milk tea and drink a lot of water. Calcium/Magnesium supplements are supposed to be helpful also. If you can supplement with frozen BM, go for it!
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