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When do I know when I have stopped producing milk?

When You Stop Producing Milk

Last night, my 11 month old acted as if she wasn't getting milk and all day today, my milk hasn't come in at all. Have I dried up? I've tried a hot shower and hot compresses and I've had her nurse every hour. I'm not sure what to do.

Kary Johnson | Other Provider

Kary Johnson

Your milk may have dried up if the breasts are soft and you are unable to express any milk. Frequent stimulation by nursing or pumping every 3 hours may help to bring the milk supply back up.

If you have further questions, call or email our office or your lactation consultant. A lactation consultant may be able to help you problem solve better and make a plan for you.

If you would like information, please call (402) 815-1528. You may also e-mail your questions about breastfeeding to a lactation consultant, and we will reply to you within 48 hours.

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