i've had my share of pumping problems since i began this journey almost eight months ago. problem #1: the first time i had to dump my milk our first trip with bina was to northern michigan to see my michigan family, and for bina to meet her great-grandparents. she was nine weeks old. i was pumping twice a day, morning and night. i would pump after her first feed to build up my supply for when i went back to work and then her last feed of the day for david to give her a bottle
right now, i have 47 5oz bags of breastmilk in my freezer. that's 235oz of milk. in my deep freeze, i have nine ziplock gallon plastic bags of 12 5oz bags of breastmilk each (60oz of breastmilk per gallon bag) for a total of 540oz of milk. between my freezer and my deep freeze, i have 775oz of breastmilk. that is equivalent to just over 6 gallons. SIX. GALLONS. i knew when i got pregnant that i would be returning to work after my maternity leave. because of our financial situ
brittain here. just sharing my journey day to day with lots of laughs along the way.