I'm Overproducing breastmilk. I am greatful to have enough milk to exclusively Breastfeeding My 3 month Old daughter. However , since my flow is fast she always chokes :( . I become engorged fairly Easily because she stops eating . She feeds often instead of getting plenty every feeding time so I feel like she is constantly On the breast . Has anyone had this problem? I don't Want to pump and give her bottle but I feel like I'm Going to have to because of her choking constantly .

Megan R 2 likes

Maybe try and hand pump or hand express a little bit out before she starts nursing at least to get a let down and that might help with the choking. Also, the milk that comes out first is less fatty which is prob why she's feeding a lot if she's filling up on that less fatty milk. So if you get some out first she will most likely get the hind milk which is more fatty and should hold her over longer.

Cali^Mom F 1 like

Pump for a few minutes before feeding her. It should make it easier for her. Also start her on the same breast she finished on last to help her get more of the filling hindmilk.

Mak3 W 1 like

I had the same issue. I had to pump first then breastfed until my daughter was about 4 months then it regulated.

Kristin B 1 like

Same here. I pumped first like 1 oz each boob. It worked and regulated by 5 months. We exclusively breast Feed Now with no issues. Don't give up you got this.

Luv_Ags 1 like

My little one had the same issue. My flow was so fast she would choke. I need to start pumping and using bottle bc I wasn’t sure if she was eating enough.

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