leaking breast, but not breast fedding anymore...normal ?

Tara - posted on 02/18/2011 ( 2 moms have responded )




Question ! ... i was a b-fing mother for 41/2 months.. and stopped because my son just wouldnt do it. But he is almlost 10 months old now, and the past month or so my breast will start leaking out a little milk... is that normal ? how long does it take for the milk to "dry up " ? ...


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Tara - posted on 02/19/2011




Hate to say it but you may be one of the lucky few that lactates a bit whenever you get your period or your hormones bounce up/down. My mom had that happen right up until she went into menopause in her late 40s. Not a lot, mind you, but a little bit.
I do agree with Katherine though, talk to your doctor and see if there is anything else going on. If it is a big concern for you they may be able to point you in the direction of something that can help dry it up.

Katherine - posted on 02/18/2011




It's normal. It may take a while. Vitamin C should help with drying it up. I would also talk to your doctor.

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