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Doctor insights on: Breast Smell Like Milk During Pregnancy

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can drinking milk help grow breast bigger during pregnancy?

Can drinking milk help grow breast bigger during pregnancy?

No: Drinking milk is good for you and the baby and most women's breasts usually become larger from the pregnancy. ...Read more

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At what month do a females breast began to make milk during pregnancy?

At what month do a females breast began to make milk during pregnancy?

Lactation Start?: There is no definitive time that pre-lactation begins in a pregnancy; some women experience the onset of a unilateral or bilateral clear discharge as early as 13 weeks; others, as late as 32 weeks or beyond. Tho set of lactation is merely a sign that hormone levels that stimulate lactation have reached "operational" levels, and that you are rest to breast feed when the moment arrives! ...Read more

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Breast leaking milk during pregnancy. When is it considered normal for this to happen and when is it something to worry about? Should I squeeze it out

Breast leaking milk during pregnancy. When is it considered normal for this to happen and when is it something to worry about? Should I squeeze it out

Lactogenesis: Milk production occurs during two stages during pregnancy. Stage I happens during the second haft of pregnancy and produce small amount of milk. Stage II happens after delivery marked by onset of copious milk production. Some women may have milk secretion during stage I. No need to squeeze it out. Hope it will help. Thanks and take care. ...Read more

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How long after pregnancy does the breast lactates milk?

How long after pregnancy does the breast lactates milk?

Nursing: You will have breast milk as long as you keep breastfeeding the baby. If for some reason you decide to stop then you will stop making more milk although sometimes it is still present for few months. ...Read more

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How do you dry the milk in your breasts after a pregnancy?

How do you dry the milk in your breasts after a pregnancy?

Dry up milk: TO dry up milk production, put ice packs wrapped in towels on your breasts 15 minutes out of every hour while awake. Wear a very tight bra. Avoid hot showers. There are also prescription medications that can help dry you up - for these call your OB/GYN. ...Read more

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My breasts are swollen, very hard, hurts bad& leaking milk, are these common symptoms at 6 months pregnancy?

Unfortunately, yes: The milk "factory" is gearing up for production and a breast binder may help limit "production" until delivery. ...Read more

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When I squezzed by breasts there was a little clear and milk-ish color from two seperate spots on both nipples. Had exam 12/31/12. Early pregnancy?

When I squezzed by breasts there was a little clear and milk-ish color from two seperate spots on both nipples. Had exam 12/31/12. Early pregnancy?

Nipple Discharge: You can have discharge from your nipples if you are pregnant. However, squeezing your nipples often to check can stimulate the nipple discharge as well. Moreover, it can cause you to change how often or if you ovulate. If that was the only time you found the discharge, you can wait to see if it continues and check a pregnancy test as well. If it does continue, I would see your doctor. ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me when should you start producing breast milk in pregnancy?

After delivery: Most women will begin to produce colostrum during pregnancy. Some will notice the production of milk while pregnant, but most women begin to lactate about 48 to 72 hours after delivery. ...Read more

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At which month of pregnancy I start to having milk? And how to know if I will be able for breast feeding

At which month of pregnancy I start to having milk? And how to know if I will be able for breast feeding

After delivery: Your breasts begin to gear up for feeding your baby as soon as you're pregnant. One of the earliest clues you’re pregnant are your tender, swollen breasts, caused by hormones surging through your body.
By the time your baby is born, the glandular tissue in your breasts will double in size. Your milk will come in after your baby is born. Ensure success with lactation support. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm wondering if nephrocalcinosis can have any impact on your breast milk supply, or cause any complications in your pregnancy?

Should not: Nephrocalcinosis can be caused by a variety of things and is usually asymptomatic, chronic and slowly progressive. It is usually an incidental finding. There should be no impact on your breast milk supply. I would coordinate with your physician if you anticipate becoming pregnant. ...Read more

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My 2nd pregnancy and again a cyst in my left breast no pain the radiologist said it is nothing bad just fluid or just maybe milk could it be possible?

My 2nd pregnancy and again a cyst in my left breast no pain the radiologist said it is nothing bad just fluid or just maybe milk could it be possible?

Yes: If the radiologist did an ultrasound and it showed a simple cyst, I would not be worried. If painful, it can easily be aspirated with minor discomfort. ...Read more

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What are the best options for non surgical breast enhancement. I'm 19 years old. I have an 8 month old baby. After my milk glands dried up, my breasts shrunk down even smaller than they were before I got pregnant. I was a full a pre pregnancy. How is it p

What: What you have experienced is what 90% or more of women experince. After their pregnancy their breasts get smaller. There really are no magic creams gels whatever to enlarge your breasts. It is either an impalnt and since you are 19 it means saline or possibly using your own fat assuming you have enough fatty tissue to transfer, . ...Read more

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During the first weeks of pregnancy how will my breast look?

During the first weeks of pregnancy how will my breast look?

Nothing specific: Usually the areola around the nipple darkens and the small white bumps get more prominent. Veins in the skin may become more pronounced. Some women will notice all of those in early pregnancy while others will not. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have sore breasts during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have sore breasts during pregnancy?

Yes: Boy is it! One of the hormones of pregnancy stimulates the breasts to enlarge and start producing milk. This can make your breasts very sore. A good supportive bra can help. ...Read more

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I it normal for my breast to burn during pregnancy?

That can happen: Due to ^ fluid stretching the breast. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

Breast discharge: In early stages of pregnancy, some women notice clear discharge & in later stages it becomes milky. Also discharge can be seen following vigorous physical activity such as jogging. Other causes might be fibrocystic breast disease, galactorrhea (some causes are hormones or medications), infection, mammary duct ectasia in older women, breast tumor. Your ob/gyn can explain more details. ...Read more

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How are breast-feeding classes helpful for couples during pregnancy?

How are breast-feeding classes helpful for couples during pregnancy?

Resources/Education: Classes help you learn what to expect, proper technique, common problems & how to fix them, and most importantly, where to call for help if you need it. Better to be prepared, for the first time mom, breast feeding can be overwhelming-especially with everyone who volunteers conflicting advice. You'll learn benefits, health tips, and what to expect. Trust me, learn all you can before delivery. ...Read more