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Do women with smaller breasts produce less milk?

Do women with smaller breasts produce less milk?

No: Some of my most successful breastfeeding moms would be classified by some as least likely to suceed if judged by their breast size. One has contributed to the local bank for premi's since her she makes far more than her healty newborn can drink. Motivation, diet and patience will go a long way toward success in this area. (along with a good lactation coach). ...Read more

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30 yr old female been leakin small amounts breast milk for 8 yrs, but only had son 5 yrs ago, never breastfed. Told hormones were irregular yrs ago, want 2nd opinion?

30 yr old female been leakin small amounts breast milk for 8 yrs, but only had son 5 yrs ago, never breastfed. Told hormones were irregular yrs ago, want 2nd opinion?

Prolactin: Have you had a prolactin level drawn? Is the milk discharge on both sides of your breast and is it spontaneous or do you have to squeeze it? How high is the prolactin level? What did your physician say was the cause of leaky breast that you didn't believe and want a second opinion? Please write back with specifics and you will get more specific answers. Good luck. ...Read more

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How does milk form in women's breasts.?

How does milk form in women's breasts.?

Lactinferous ducts: The breast contains "milk producing tissue"(lactineferous ducts) that when stimulated by the hormone prolactin, like cows and other mammals make milk. That is the "udder" truth!. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a virgin woman's breasts to produce milk?

Is it possible for a virgin woman's breasts to produce milk?

It could occur: As a side effect of certain medications or with specific tumors. Galactorrhea. ...Read more

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Could a woman survive only on her breast milk?

Could a woman survive only on her breast milk?

Bizarre question: You mean pumped and stored or day to day? Although breast milk is nutritious it would only work as a tempory bridge for survival. If a refrigerator or freezer were packed with a significant supply, it might sustain someone for a period, but the creation of the milk takes metabolic work and more fluid than is produced. Eventually the individual would die of starvation and or dehydration. ...Read more

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Could a woman be allergic to her own breast milk?

Do Not think So: I have not heard of this.What reaction are you concerned about. More specific information might help provide a better answer. ...Read more

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How do you.Tell if the milk.Ducts on a womans breast are clogged?

How do you.Tell if the milk.Ducts on a womans breast are clogged?

Difficult: It is impossible to guarantee that a breast mass is definitely due to a clogged milk duct. Any breast mass must be evaluated by your physician. An ultrasound of the breast may assist in making the diagnosis. A clogged milk duct may lead to mastitis or a breast abscess so please see your md asap. ...Read more

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Do small breasts make as much milk as larger ones?

Do small breasts make as much milk as larger ones?

They can: Each mother makes enough breast milk for her baby or babies. The size is not a problem. ...Read more