Lucy Mecklenburgh opens up on the struggles of breastfeeding as she says son Roman ‘bites’ her

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Lucy Mecklenburgh has spoken out on the struggles of breastfeeding her five month old son Roman.

The 28 year old, who recently stunned in a flowing white dress, took to her Instagram Stories to tell fans that she's going back to pump milk in the nighttime after her supply "dropped".

Posting a photo of the 2:30am alarm she set on her phone, she told her 1.7million followers: "Reluctantly my night pump is back," with a crying emoji.


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She continued: "Hasn't been the easiest week! Horrendous food poisoning, extremely HOT especially for a baby, milk supply has dropped & me & Roman are both stressed, frustrated & tired.

"I'm not ready to stop breast feeding & refuse to quit on a bad day so this is a step towards getting my supply up," with a praying hands emoji.

After being inundated with messages, she later updated her fans as she said: "Thankyou for all the lovely supportive DM's & for the great advice." [sic]


Lucy, who recently revealed the key to parenting with her fiancé Ryan Thomas, went on to explain that her son gets very frustrated while feeding and tends to "bite" her.

She said: "To answer a lot in one go. Yes I'm feeding him on demand but every feed involved roman biting & getting very frustrated, lots of skin to skin, lots of water (well cordial as i haven't been able to stomach water since pregnancy) [sic]

"I have oats most days & yes I'm giving power pumping a go. But REST is a tough one haha!


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"I want to continue breastfeeding & have been advised due to his cmpa [Cows Milk Protein Allergy] it really is the best thing for him right now & formula options are limited so I'm determined to continue no matter what's thrown at me x". [sic]

Before signing off, the stunning star added that she's not against using formula but simply wants to share the positive and difficult sides of what being a new mum is.

She said: "*im not anti fomula before I get those messages. This is just my journey I want to share the highs & lows". [sic]


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Lucy has previously spoken out about her struggles with breastfeeding as she teared up before responding to a fan who was also finding it difficult: "Sending u love!! It’s so tough!! I think we r all told it’s natural & beautiful for bonding etc BUT it’s ALSO really draining & demanding.

“So many days I’ve got ready to go out and ended up like this,” she added.

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