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How many women on here that are still at restriction and breastfeeding and able to keep up with a good supply of breast milk with limited intake of food? The reason I ask is I want get a fill right after this baby but I also want to breastfeed as well.

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Well I haven't gotten a fill since last November, but I am pretty much at a good spot right now..I have been BFing for a month now and my supply is great. I haven't had any issues, although I don't know if this means anything but I try to eat whatever I can or want, because BFing takes a lot out of me..I stay away from gassy food, and caffine but everything else is a go for me..plus I drink a Protein Shake in the morning..their is stuff out there that helps with improving your milk supply, you would need to do a little research but I have seen ladies talk about it on other forums. Also I would contact a Lactation Consultant and he/she might be able to help you more..You might want to pump while your BFing too, I heard that helps more milk come in..but you never know your milk supply might be perfect..:thumbup: Good Luck!! BFing is amazing and I love every minute, it is tough waking up every 2-3 hours to feed her but the bonding is worth it! Also wanted to add make sure you drink tons of Water, that really helps with your milk supply..

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I had an issue with supply from the start, but I think it's more me than the band because I had it even before I got filled again. Either way, I'm 9 months pp and still breastfeeding. I have to supplement with formula but for the first 7 months I was doing about 80% breast/20% formula. Now it is more like 40% / 60% because as I have gotten more fills, my supply has decreased.

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