Don’t Stop Breast Pumping at Night
We all wait for that perfect night when baby sleeps through the entire night. Is it possible; will it ever happen? Well, yes, believe it or not, in the near future your baby will probably begin to sleep through the night.
However, as wonderful as it may seem, if you are breast pumping, you probably need to continue to wake at least once at night to breast pump. I know if sounds horrible, but most moms have found that as soon as they stop the night time pumping session, they soon find that their breast milk begins to decrease.
By the time your little begins to sleep through the night, you probably have gotten a good routine and timing when you breast pump. A good schedule is to find 3-4 evenly spaced time intervals:
This kind of schedule will help you keep the breast milk flowing. And remember that if you use some of these other breast pumping tips, then you will not have to be up longer than 15-20 minutes each night.
How often do you pump each day and do you still get up in the middle of the night?