Monday, October 31, 2011

A little bit nurture, a little bit nature, and a little bit nuts.

But since this is the first post, most of you wont see this warning until it's too late.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Today I learned about Power Pumping.  There are different definitions of power pumping but the basic idea is to pump frequently for a set amount of time to get your supply up (or maintain your supply if you suffer from a chronic low supply).

One of the websites I looked at suggested pumping for 10 minutes, resting for 10, repeat, repeat.  I tried this tonight but I think I was timing the pumping sessions a little too close together.  Tomorrow I'm going to try pumping, resting for a half hour, then pumping again and repeating for about two to three hours.  This is, of course, in addition to my usual pumping "schedule" (it's still a work in progress).

Baby Parker eats on a very random schedule.  It's usually every hour and forty-five minutes but then he will go on random cluster feeding sprees during the day as well. Nighttime is a completely different story but I'll get more into that in a later post.
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