I delivered my baby girl 8 days ago and I've been having a difficult time pumping. I tried breastfeeding in the hospital with the help of a lactation specialist but I wasn't producing anything at the time (they weighed baby before/after feedings) and my nipples became so sore and bloody that they said I needed to take a few days off to heal. Now that I'm home, I've been pumping every 2 hours (with the exception of the middle of the night) but I'm only producing about a quarter of an ounce total each time I pump (most of it from my left breast, hardly anything comes out of the right). Is this normal 8 days after delivery? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I would love to be able to exclusively give her breast milk and not have to supplement 90% of her feedings with formula. Thank you!!
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