Currently bb is 8mth still on breast feeding.. Just to check wz mummy here as baby now sleep through out the night(last feed abt 9plus10).does mummy wake up middle of the night to pump out n store up..

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Hi yes you need to wake up and pump at least once even if your baby is sleeping through. If you don't supply will start to decrease too and won't it be uncomfortable to sleep with very full boobs? It is definitely tiring but to maintain the supply you need to do that. I used to do every three hours but it is crazily tiring so I stretch to four hours. If you are going to wean baby off bm then well you can decrease the frequency

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hi, yes, you need to wake up and pump and store. at least once or twice depending if u want to maintain ur production. there are 2 concepts to pumping/using ur boobs. one method is by counting the hours (e.g. 3 hourly or 4 hourly etc) and the other is the number of times ur boobs are used in a 24 hr period. so pumping when LO has sleep through to maintain the same amount of usage of boobs will help maintain the supply yar

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It's up to you. I stopped MOTN pumping at around 4-5 months because my supply was more than enough without that pump (my lo sttn from 6 weeks). I reduced my pumps from 6 times to 5 times to now 4 times (8am, 1pm, 6pm and 11pm). From 6 pumps to 4 pumps, my supply reduce probably around 200ml in total. However, I feel the extra sleep I get makes it worth it because I am alot less cranky and irritable the next day.

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I didn't as I'm a Sahm and I DL my lo on demand. So I decided to let her nursing requirements regulate my supply and I decided that sleep and rest at that point in time was essential for my mental health. However if you are a working mum (or needs to be away from your child for long periods in the day), I would suggest continue pumping to maintain supply.

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