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Breast Smell Like Milk During Pregnancy
Yes: Yes but with very wide variation. Every body is different ...Read more
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
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
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
Have dry spots around and on breasts. Could this have something to do with the milk being produced during 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
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
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
At which month of pregnancy I start to having milk? And how to know if I will be able for breast feeding
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
I am 34 w pregnant. What can I do now to induce breast milk production as I didn't have sufficient milk in my 1st pregnancy? Any medications or food?
Breastfeed: The best way to make more breastmilk is to breastfeed more often. ...Read more
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
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
Had sex on fertile days, one month later, got 1st and only Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot and have had spotting, many pregnancy symptoms and milk from both breasts
Pregnant: Invest in a pregnancy test to see if youare indeed pregnant. ...Read more
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
Just came of period on monday breast leaking milk lower back and stomach pains positive OPK test but haven't taking pregnancy test can I be pregnant?
Yes: Get a test and follow up with your doctor even if its negative. You should not be spontaneously lactating. ...Read more
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That can happen: Due to ^ fluid stretching the breast. ...Read more
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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
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
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