Milk over production! Why? And what do I do?

Catalina - posted on 04/27/2012 ( 1 mom has responded )




In the last week my milk production has been insane! My son is 1 year old and nurses 2-3 times a day and a lot in the night.

I have so much milk! I'm leaking constantly it gets painful in the day and even after he nurses I feel full!

I have no idea why my milk production is way up? I think I might be a couple of weeks pregnant, could that be it?


Kelina - posted on 04/27/2012




it could be although most womens milk production goes down in the beginning of their pregnancy. Is he nursing less than usual the last few days? If it's getting really bad, try cold cabbage leaves in your bra. Sounds weird but it works. You could also try pumping to relieve the pressure, but JUST to relieve it. don't pump anymore than necessary or you could wind up increasing your milk supply.

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