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#24506 - 03/23/16 01:28 AM Encouraging thoughts and any helpful tips
Bethany Offline
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Registered: 03/23/16
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We are having a boy in May via gestational carrier. We have a 6 year old daughter that I BF for 15 months. I was told that I could BF this child as well, so I rented a medela symphony pump and have been on a schedule for the past 6 days, double pumping on even hours for a minimum of 10 minutes (more if I can), and just skipping midnight and 4 am. I am drinking milkmaid tea and thinking of getting some domperidone (but I worry about legality issues). From the first pump I have been getting a greenish liquid from both breasts, just a drop from each. I know this is not milk or colostrum, but does it mean any thing? Also at what point, if I continue on this schedule, should I expect to be producing something? Do I continue this schedule, or should I increase pumping time, or pumping frequency at some point? Thank you for any help.

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#24788 - 09/04/16 06:34 PM Re: Encouraging thoughts and any helpful tips [Re: Bethany]
Claudia Offline
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Registered: 09/27/08
Posts: 247
You can add the domperidone but will likely not see significant production without doing at least the accelerated protocol.

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