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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
What can I do if my breasts are still producing milk two years after i've weaned. How can I stop it?
Your physician: Can prescribe you medication to help stop your flow of milk. ...Read more
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
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
I have a one year old and never breast fed and my breast still produce milk how can I get it to stop and is this normal really need help ?
Breast milk: You need to wear a very tight bra, and prevent stimulation to your breasts. It takes a few weeks sometimes and can be quite difficult during the process. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bromocriptine: 6 sep 2013: "european union (eu) regulators announced today that they will study whether the cardiovascular, neurological, ; psychiatric risks of using bromocriptine to inhibit lactation in women after childbirth outweigh the drug's benefits. The us food and drug administration (fda) withdrew the drug's indication for lactation suppression in 1994 because of the risk for heart attack ; stroke.". ...Read more
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