Here are some ideas to help you work out if your supply really is low and some suggestions that will help you make more milk, if it is low! You work together to build your milk supply. Feeding your baby whenever he needs it will help him get all the milk he needs to grow and develop. It is important to remember that every baby is different. Yours won't be the same as your sister's or your neighbour's baby.
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Somehow, somewhere, new mothers got the message that the gap between when a baby stops a breastfeed and the time they start to need another one matters a very very great deal. It seems to matter beyond all logic and reason. They see this magic number — 90 minutes, 2 hours, 3 hours — as a measure of something sacred. There are mums sitting at home, relaxing and nesting with their gorgeous new baby. Breastfeeding is going well. Weight gain is fine. Baby is content.
Each time baby begins to nurse the nerves in your breast send signals that release the milk in your milk ducts. This let down reflex usually happens after your baby has been sucking the breast for about two minutes. Some women feel this let-down reflex as a tingling or a warmth.
There are many different signs and symptoms of breast cancer, so checking your breasts for any unusual change is important. Common breast cancer signs and symptoms include:. Pain in your breasts is not normally a sign of breast cancer, but it can be if it is associated with other symptoms.