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Please note that I am not a doctor, nor is just about anyone else who has answered a question in this forum. So, this is not medical advice. If you have any concerns, see a professional.

That said, I believe it is not unusual to produce breast milk for years after giving birth. That's how you can have old-fashioned wet nurses.

I think this varies with each individual woman. But speaking from experience, after my second child I could still squeeze milk out after almost two years. however this was not the case after ant of my other pregnancies.

I don't think I can add anymore knowledge to this topic, but I just recently noticed that I am still producing breastmilk and my son is 3 and a half. I never noticed it before, not that I have squeezed my nipples to check.

From what I have read on the internet, it can be caused by birth control pills cause it increases your hormones (which I just recently went back on).........its weird and why didn't anyone tell me this could happen!


It is quite common to continue to produce milk up to 20+ years after stopping breastfeeding in small amounts.

As long as you continue to breastfeed you will make milk. I nursed my daughter for 2 1/2 years and produced milk the entire time.

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Can a girl get a breast milk before pregnancy?

before pregnancy milk from breast why

How does breast milk produce?

Breast milk or lactation is caused by hormones from pregnancy.

When should you start producing breast milk in pregnancy?

You are not supposed to start producing milk during pregnancy. You can express little yellowish fluid from the nipples, during pregnancy.

Make breast milk?

Breast milk or lactation is caused by pregnancy hormones and nursing.

You are not leaking breast milk with this baby but you did with your first Should you be concerned?

Each pregnancy is different. There is nothing to be worried about.

Can you have milk in the breast at 3 weeks of pregnancy?


When a pregnant women starts having milk in her breast?

as early in your 8th month pregnancy milk will starts leaking in your breast .

Does pregnancy helps for breast enhancement and how it works?

During pregnancy hormone levels are raised, and the breast enlarge as they prepare for the production of milk. However, I wouldn't recommend pregnancy for breast enlargement.

Does pregnancy have any effect on breast milk?

W/o the hormonal change related to the pregnancy there won't be any milk.

How early can breast milk produce?

anytime during pregnancy anytime during pregnancy

Does second pregnancy slow current breast milk production?

No it does not reduce the milk at all.

Is leaking breast milk a sign of pregnancy?

It can be, but its not always the reason for it.

Can breast produce milk after intercourse?

No. The only way to produce breast milk is to be pregnant, about 3-4 months into pregnancy or maybe more.

'when should my breast get milk during pregnancy'?

It's different for everyone - some in the first month and others in the last month

Is it normal to have no breast milk on your 31st week of pregnancy?

yes yes

Can breast milk give you breast cancer?

No, you can not get breast cancer from breast milk. However, if you have breast cancer and you are recieving chemotherapy, radiation, or medicine, you should not be nursing since your milk will be affected.

If this is your first pregnancy how many months are you when you start getting breast milk when you squeeze your breast?

Your milk is available around 16-17 weeks gestation.

Is it unusual for breast milk to come in during the sixth month of pregnancy?

no it's not unusual for breast milk to come in during the sixth month of pregnancy. When I was pregnant, I had breast milk come in at four months. My doctor said that I was just starting to produce milk. As for you your getting ready to give birth and your breasts are preparing for the birth so your breast milk is starting to run its course and begin coming out soon.

If your milk has dried up in your breast after losing a baby could you be pregnant again if breast milk has returned?

You could be. Or this can be caused by certain hormones still present in your body after the miscarriage. You should definitely take a pregnancy test to find out.

When will you have breast milk?

Most women begin lactating during their pregnancy, although those who have not previously given birth or breast fed, produce very little until after their child is born. They will continue producing milk as long as there is a need, once the child is weaned the breast will slowly stop producing milk entirely. Many women can re-lactate at a later date without going through a pregnancy - by stimulating their nipples. If a breast starts producing milk without pregnancy or cause, she should be seen by an endocrinologist for hormone imbalance. Men, given the right hormones can also lactate, although most go through their lives without using this ability.

How long does soma stay IN BREAST milk?

if i took somas for pain and im pregant how long before it leaves my breast milk?

How breast milk come out if you're not pregnant?

it can't. i recommend a pregnancy test.

Will milk comes out when breast is pressed before pregnancy?

no i don't think so

I am an unmarried women.When you pressed your breast milk comes out is it pregnancy?

i am 25 years old an unmarried women. It is come to breasat milk so what can do don't come breast milk. please tell me answer

What is the white stuff that comes out of your breast?

This should be human breast milk. We are mammals and we feed our babies milk.