Breastfeeding

Q&A: Weaning And Milk Supply?

"I'm planning to wean from daytime feedings/pumpings at one year (only a couple months off now!) but would like to continue feeding at night and in the morning a bit longer. How long will my supply last if I am no longer pumping at work during the day?" -madhatter2003

If you have always feed your baby at night, or in the morning, you should be able to maintain your supply for those feedings. As you eliminate the daytime feedings or pumping session, your supply will drop during those times of the day. Just be consistent with the night and morning feedings and you should be fine.

Guest breastfeeding expert Andi Silverman is the author of Mama Knows Breast: A Beginners Guide to Breastfeeding and a mother of two. Read her blog at www.mamaknowsbreast.com, and send your questions to editors@thenestbaby.com

By Andi Silvermanm, author of Mama Knows Breast: A Beginner’s Guide to Breastfeeding