Hi everyone! I lurk but don't post much but I have a question..
My dd is almost 10 months old and she is teething and therefore biting me badly while nursing. We've gone through phases -- the top two teeth were the worst. Then she stopped and now she is cutting more and so has started again. I've tried everything to get her to stop, but she keeps doing it! I was bleeding and horribly sore about a month ago, got healed, and now she is back at it. So I am nursing her in the morning and then pumping for her other feedings to save myself re-injury.
Anyway, just wondering how much I should be pumping? I stay at home, so I've not given her bottles very often and she hasn't had formula. She loves to eat and is eating one meal per day, but I'm sure she would eat more if I served it to her! Just want her to keep getting enough breastmilk.
She breastfeeds usually 4 times a day. So far, for those last 3 feeds after I nurse her in the morning, I am pumping, 6 1/2 ounces, 5 ounces, and then 4 ounces. I assume she gets a lot in the morning when she nurses because I am very full, but have no idea how much. Maybe 7-8 oz?
Is this enough breastmilk for her? She is 23+ lbs and 30 inches long, fyi.