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    Fast Milk Flow at the Breast

    Some moms have a super-fast letdown which makes their babies cough, sputter, unlatch, or even cry at the beginning of a feeding.  This is called overactive letdown, or overactive milk ejection reflex (OAMER). Specifically, this is referring to how fast the milk comes out, not an over-supply of milk; that is a different issue to cover in a different blog. Thankfully, a fast letdown is usually a temporary problem, lasting about 6 weeks. If you and your baby have this struggle, you can try some of the strategies below. There are three breastfeeding positions to try that may help your baby manage a fast flow. Try breastfeeding in a super-reclined…