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How do I stop my breast from producing milk?

How do I stop my breast from producing milk?

Cold: A few steps are: stop nursing (obvious), apply cold to breast (cold compresses), and use a tight fitting bra. If not effective or engorgement becomes uncomfortable your obstetrician may be able to give you medicine to aid the process. ...Read more

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How can you stop producing breast milk safely?

How can you stop producing breast milk safely?

Gradually wean: The best way is to do it very gradually, slightly reducing the number or length of feedings over weeks to months. However, if there is a reason you need to stop suddenly and quickly, wear a very tight bra, put cold/ice packs on breasts to reduce blood flow, minimize time spent in warm showers and minimize stimulation of the breasts with minimal touching and massaging. ...Read more

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How long does it take to stop producing breast milk?

How long does it take to stop producing breast milk?

Can take a while: Even a few months after weaning, some women will still be able to express a few drops of milk, or notice small amounts of milk when showering. That is normal. ...Read more

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Hi, i'm breast feeding my son and today mu breast stop producing milk. What should I do?

Hi,  i'm breast feeding my son and today mu breast stop producing milk.  What should I do?

It depends.: Since i don't know how old your son is, a specific answer will be difficult. If he is old enough to be eating solid foods and has reduced nursing, you should do nothing. If you are pregnant again, your milk production may stop. If you are undernourished and dehydrated, or stressed your milk production will suffer. So consider these things and correct if your baby still needs to be nursed. ...Read more

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I do not want to breastfeed and my breast are so engorged! Please tell me what to do to stop the pain and make the milk go away!

I do not want to breastfeed and my breast are so engorged! Please tell me what to do to stop the pain and make the milk go away!

Breast pump: You can use breast pump to store the milk for the baby to consume later. Don't quit. Breast milk is the best food for the baby ...Read more

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Will your baby feel if your expecting without you knowing ? And if so will baby stop eating breast milk?

Will your baby feel if your expecting without you knowing ? And if so will baby stop eating breast milk?

Maybe: It is possible that when you become pregnant and the hormones in your body change, the breast milk may change in some way that your nursing baby may sense. If he does not like the taste, or if the amount is lower or the flow is slower, he may "go on strike.". ...Read more

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I stopped breastfeeding since 4mnths, yet still there is milk in my breasts.Should I take any medication to stop it plz?

I stopped breastfeeding since 4mnths, yet still there is milk in my breasts.Should I take any medication to stop it plz?

No Meds: Breasts are just funny this way! The trick thing about milk is that it just wants to keep coming... You certainly could put baby to breast here and there to give baby antibodies. If you want to stop altogether, you just have to stop checking for it . When you check, it's enough stimulation to keep it flowing! There is such a thing as pituitary tumor causing milk production, but extremely rare ...Read more