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is it normal for baby girls to develop lumps of tissue under their nipples like breasts?

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Dr. Alan Greene
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: A burst of your hormones pass to your baby shortly before delivery, one of the finishing touches in preparing her lungs to breathe air when she is born. These hormones include estrogen and androgens, and can have several transient side effects. Real, mature breast tissue forms, creating firm lumps under the nipples. Some babies even leak some real milk from their breasts.
Answered on May 3, 2014
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Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
and some newborn girls may have a small amount of mucousy, bloody vaginal discharge transiently
Oct 2, 2011
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
and some newborn girls may have a small amount of menstrual type mucousy, bloody vaginal discharge
Oct 2, 2011

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