Lactation and Breastfeeding

How soon do pregnant women lactate?

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In the third trimester, some pregnant women begin to leak colostrum from their breasts. Colostrum is the first milk that your breasts produce for the baby. It is a thick, yellowish fluid containing antibodies that protect newborns from infection.

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Yes you can. It's called induced lactation.


You cannot get a man to lactate. Only pregnant and nursing women are capable of producing milk in their breasts.


it is possible to induce lactation without pregnancy, but it does not happen naturally.


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I've read that women can begin lactating as soon as 4-6 weeks into preg, however this is not common. Most woman say mabye a week before due-date or three days after birth.


Yes, but only if they are pregnant


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Yes; it is completely normal.


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Yes, there have been studies that a women can produce milk if see thought see was pregnent or really wants a child of her own . Yes. If a woman is taking hormones to control her period or birth control, it can cause the milk glands to produce, or lactate. Some women who have had a child will continue to lactate for some time.


No, only after a baby is born.


Yes. Most women can continue to lactate for many years if they do so regularly manually or with a pump.


I have heard it is possible to lactate when a baby is crying around you (probably something to do with the maternal instinct) but I am not sure and you may want to verify my answer


Right away. Many women miscarry without knowing they are pregnant.


Woman can get pregnant in next menstrual cycle only after abortion.


women can begin to lactate at any age providing she is at the end of her pregnancy or has just given birth. Some women who have breastfed for many years are still known to lactate from time to time.


can a women get a women pregnant


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As soon as you feel ready ie when you have fully recovered from the surgery you can start trying but to get pregnant is variable between different women.


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