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Is It Normal To Still Have Breast Milk After Three Years
Yes: Breastfeeding at least every two to three hours helps to maintain milk production. For most women, eight breastfeeding or pumping sessions every 24 hours keeps their milk production high. Therefore, if you have continued to breastfeed or are still pumping then it is normal to still have breast milk after three years. As soon as you stop breast feeding, your breasts will stop producing milk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Many women continue to be able to express very small amounts of breastmilk for even years after having a baby and no longer nursing. It's best to check with your ob/gyn though to see if any tests need to be done to rule out any hormonal disorder that may cause you to be high levels of the hormone prolactin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Galactorrhea: Breast milk is produced on demand. If you want to keep producing milk, you can do it indefinitely by expressing the milk yourself. However, you might be using birth control pills, which can be associated with breast milk production. So to answer your question, this could be normal. ...Read more
Not normal: It is rare to have breast milk or galactorrhea this long after breast feeding, and is usually related to elevated prolactin, and may be associated with a benign pituitary tumor. Various drugs,( including BP, mood & hormone meds, herbal products, illicit drugs), thyroid dysfunction, emotional stress & frequent nipple stimulation are all causes. Please get PE from PF. Occ no cause is found. ...Read more
I still have milk, and my baby is over a year old now and I didn't breastfeed for more than the first few months. Is it normal to still have milk?
Yes. : Yes. You might still produce milk. Try to wear a tight bra to help stop it ...Read more
It is normal that i still leak breastmilk after my daughter is almost two years old and i only breastfeed for 3 months?
No: You should not continue to make milk that long after stopping nursing, unless you are frequently stimulating your nipples. Also, it seems the problem is one sided. You need to see your doctor, and have some tests done to find out what is happening. This usually is not cancer, if that is worrying you. ...Read more
Galactorrhea: It is possible that this is completely normal, depending on how long its been since your pregnancy. However, it might not be normal if it doesn't go away. Milk production is a product of tactile breast stimulation. If you or a partner continues to express milk from your breast, you will continue to produce it. ...Read more
I realized that i still have milk in my breast is this possible my youngest kid is one year n 3 months ...Is this normal?
Is it normal to have milk coming from your breast once your pregnant again after having a four month old ?
Milk: yes it is normalGet a more detailed answer ›
See G.Y.N.doctor: It is not normal to produce breast milk in your case . normally breast milk is expected soon after delivery of the baby or after miscarriage .But it should not continue after miscarriage .Discuss with your G.Y.N. doctor or consult endocrinologist to get your harm one checked . ...Read more
Is it normal to have milk still coming out of breasts 3 years after having a baby? I breastfed for 3 weeks.
No: Most women will find their milk dries up days to weeks after weaning. For a few, it may take months. Years is outside the normal range and deserves an evaluation by a doctor to ensure it is not due to a pathologic process. Please see a doctor. ...Read more
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