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Your breasts started leaking colostrum a week ago 8 months after giving up breast feeding Could this be a sign of pregnancy or can milk just return at any time after breast feeding?

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2006-07-23 07:11:12
2006-07-23 07:11:12

My breast leaked over a year after I had my children.My doctor said it was normal.

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Leaking small amounts of colostrum is normal, but leaking blood from you breasts (unless they are cracked, dry and irritated, may not be normal. Ask your OB. Leaking small amounts of colostrum is normal, but leaking blood from you breasts (unless they are cracked, dry and irritated, may not be normal. Ask your OB.

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Not always. Colostrum can leak from your breasts at any time. Pregnancy or not. Hormone changing can make you leak a little big of colostrum. Some women will leak more then others, especially if they've already had children.

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It just means that you are normal. Your body is preparing for the birth and feeding of your baby. Many women experience colostrum leakage early in their pregnancy, some even in their first trimester.

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those are not signs of pregnancy. leaking colostrum doesnt happen until late in pregnancy or after birth. brown discharge just sounds like the end of period or you are just diseased.

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It's possible, but leaking breasts aren't the first sign of pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test, and contact your health care provider for a breast exam.

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At any time, it differs for each woman. Usually in the third trimester you will start to experience leakage of colostrum which is produced prior to milk production after the birth of the baby

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Yes there are chances of milk leaking when the breasts are fondled.

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well if you have been taking depo for a while than that could be the problem cause your horomones raise and can cause symptoms of pregnancy symptoms .....you just need to go to a doctor and get a pregnancy test

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Hello. Your breasts could be leaking milk because you are pregnant or because you have a milk duct infection. Do a pregnancy test. If its negative see your doctor about the breast leakage.

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Hello. Most vasectomys these days work and stop the man from being fertile, but there is occurances where the man continues to release sperm spontaneously and this causes unexpected pregnancies. Leaking colostrum is a indication of pregnancy but this usually happens when your 3-4 months pregnant. Most women realise their pregnant this far along but some women don't. Especially if you don't expect to be pregnant. Leaking colostrum is also caused by too much progesterone (female hormone) and this also causes leaking breasts similar to pregnancy. If its caused by progesterone, it isn't pregnancy related hun. I would see your doctor for a blood test. Good luck and please recommend me if I've helped you. :-)

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what can i do to stop leaking breasts im 48 and not pregnant

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Many doctors claim that breasts start developing colostrum at around 14 weeks, but some women start leaking before then.

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NO, pumping and nipple stimulation, can cause early labor.

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I started leaking colostrum when I was about 12 weeks along. Then I started leaking milk in my 7th month. It depends on your body ... some people never leak at all.

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yes, breast changes significantly! They become bigger, firmer and the circles around nipples become much darker. At the end of pregnancy they sometimes start leaking colostrum.

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When the child is 2 - 3 years old. Because until then you should be breastfeeding it.

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Yes. However your breasts are leaking Colostrum or pre-milk and not breastmilk. Breastmilk doesn't arrive until a day or two after the baby is born.

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Generally the woman's body will begin to prepare her for breast feeding in the 3rd trimester. Her breasts will leak a small amount of fluid not quite "milk" but "colostrum", which helps trigger the bodies hormones for producing and encouraging the "let down" of milk. Studies say that the first milk that oozes out of the breast which is called the "colostrum", which is thick and yellow, plays an important role in the health of the baby.

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Early milk called colostrum.

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I had my last period 1 1/2 months ago had a blood test done 2 weeks ago but my breasts are leaking colostrum. Am i pregnant? I stopped breastfeeding my second child October 2006, might it be due to this that the milk is just still working itself out

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If you stopped leaking and then suddenly started leaking again, that is a possible sign of pregnancy. But if you have never stopped leaking, then it's probably that you just haven't "dried up" yet. It takes some women longer than others.

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Breast leaking in pregnancy usually doesn't occur until at least 5 months pregnant. I would say you are safe on the pregnancy part but I'd go to the gyno if you are leaking, and have not recently had a child.

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if youre 1 day late your breasts shouldn't be leaking anything. not at least for several more months. get a pregnancy test.


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