I haven’t posted much lately because I seem to have stalled out on the milk production and it’s a bit disappointing to post the same number every day. I don’t know if this plateau is because I stopped taking the herbs (as per the doc’s orders), or if I would have plateaued anyway. I feel like it may be the herbs. And I’m half tempted to start them up again, since we don’t know for sure if they caused the PVCs anyway. But first I have another option to try.
This weekend I’m “upping the ante” so to speak. Instead of pumping 7 times in a day, I’ve managed to pump 9 times already, and will pump once more before going to bed. I don’t think I’ll have any more than yesterday (at least, not based on what I see so far), but I’m hoping it will tell my body “Hey, we need more! Make it faster!!” I’m going to attempt to do the same tomorrow. Unfortunately, I can’t do that on week days, but I’m hoping it will help anyway. We shall see. And if it doesn’t, at least I know I tried. And then I can try going back on the herbs.
This weekend has been an emotional roller coaster so far. I won’t go into details, but suffice it to say, there are times when this whole expecting babies thing is not fun. Hopefully the HAVING the babies part will be much better. Or at least, I’ll be too tired to care.