Mum Needs Help: My baby is 2.5mths old, I’ve been feeding her formula and sometimes(once a day) I latch her on and she accepts both. I am not producing much breast milk now but am still not fully depleted yet. Is it too late to start breastfeeding after not being consistent from the beginning?
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Experienced mothers weigh in on the situation and give their opinions on when to breastfeed the baby. Read their encouraging views below.
Myra Tay: It’s never too late… keep on latching on. Meanwhile, express your BM (Breast Milk) at regular intervals eg. every 3 hrs – 20mins each breast. The BM will flow
Arlitaharianty Sayrol: Yes,itz nvr too late. You cn consume Fenugreek too to increase ur milk supply. It works for me. : )
Anlinna Lim: My breastmilk has not been enough since 1st month. i still continue to bf with sup fr fm. and my bb is 14mth now and i m still bfing. I will give her as much as i can and the rest sup by fm. persevere and be optimistic.
Erika Melson-Lim: It’s never too late.. E more ur baby suckles the more milk u will produce!!! Well done mummy!!!
Kelly Lim: Try fernugreek from greenlife it really helps in supply in day two
Farrah Halim: U can try shatavari frm himalaya.I bf my doter for close to 2 yrs
Alandra Nouck: i face è exact same situation such tt it comes to mostly formula rather than bm. I wld lùv to give my baby as much bm as i can. What is this shatavari fr himalaya?where can i get it? Thx
Emil Rajab: When to breastfeed? It’s never too late! I started full breastfeeding after a mth battle of giving bottles expressed milk…
Ong Francis: You can get Fernugreek from GNC, www.drugstore.com or iherb…. cheaper to get online… retail sell expensive.
Nazzia Momina: please try this. take one clove of garlic, with skin. roast it, take off skin, consume. Worked miracles with me. DO NOT stop trying to breastfeed. best of luck
Christine Lee: Fenugreek, fishtail papaya soup will help. However, suckle from baby is still the most effective way to increase BM. Let baby latch on as much as possible and express your BM every two to three hours if direct breastfeed is not possible.
Janice Moo: Do continue to try. Massage ur breast and let ur baby continue to latch on often
Sandra Yp Yeong: I think the best way to “cheat” your breast is let your baby latch on every 3 hour, then later supplement with EM or formula. Cause when baby is hungry, the suction is the best. What i normally do is, i pump before let my baby latch on.. I will create a high demnd to my breast. and let my baby drink the milk i pumped later.
Candy Chee: dun give up… i know tat there’s a mom who try bf after 3 months… she now successfully bf full time… its never too late… just continue… its a demand and supply thingy
Kelly Kc: Never too late to start breastfeeding. Persist!
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