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stop and start back breastfeeding

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    ocolli81posted 5 years ago

    My baby stop breastfeeding about 3 months ago can I start back
    trying to get her back to breastfeeding.

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      pinkzebraposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Are you still lactating?

      1. Druid Dude profile image61
        Druid Dudeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        How near are the teeth to coming in. Don't want teeth!

    2. laughing loon profile image60
      laughing loonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      If you are still lactating there shouldn't be a problem.  To stimulate the milk to come again, the babe needs to suckle, if you let the baby suckle a few days, you may be able to start lactation again. I contunued to lactate at least a little bit for a few months.  Try to stimulate and I think you should be able to get it going.  Do not play around after this cause baby will not like the change of flow amount going from a bottle to the breast.  By the way Druid dude, I don't remeber being bit more than once by a breast fed child and I breast fed three babies.  It was more likely for them to play instead of getting down to busines and feed.  I remember the milk going every where and them just grinning.

      1. WryLilt profile image88
        WryLiltposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Agreed... breast feeding is supply and demand - the higher the demand the higher the supply.

        And I have a one year old daughter still mixed feeding - with seven teeth.

        I've learnt to only feed when she's hungry - she only bites when she's bored or not interested.

  2. Jim Hunter profile image60
    Jim Hunterposted 5 years ago

    What are back breasts?

    1. timorous profile image91
      timorousposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Don't get your hopes up! lol

      1. jdunbar profile image60
        jdunbarposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        It seems like after three months of not nursing your milk would dry up.  I question why you feel the need to start up again?