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Why Are My Breast Leaking Milk Two Years After Nursing My Toddler
Several possibilitie: Possibilities include:1) persisting stimulation (tell your partner to leave them alone) 2) certain hormones: the mini-pill, progesterone-only birth control or depo-provera. Switch birth control 3) stimulation from clothing, use a nursing pad under the bra 4) you can have an excess of certain hormones such as prolactin. That can be evaluated by your doctor with specific blood tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Galactorrhea: Small amounts of milk or serous fluid are commonly expressed for weeks, months, or years from women who have previously been pregnant or lactating. Galactorrhea can also occur as a side effect of hypothyroidism which sometimes happens after pregnancy. Schedule a visit with your physician if you are still producing milk at 16 months after weaning, to rule out other causes. ...Read more
My daughter is 5 years old and i breast fed her when she was born. However im still producing breast milk now , is that normal?
My 10 days old son breast feeds for over 1 hour in one side and after a while wakes up for feeding! i feel I have enough milk. My nipples are sore?
Feeding vs nurturing: Your baby extracts 80% of what they will get in 5 and 95% in ten minutes on a side. Anything more is just baby hanging on for comfort/nurturing. If you can tolerate this fine, but I would suggest you change sides after 10-15 min and detach the kid. You can always keep him close for comfort in a sling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I exclusively breastfed my daughter for two months during my maternity leave, now im back at work. Im worried that my milk would disapear.
My 3 mth old baby was getting breast &formula. I was supplementing because of jaundice. Now he's getting more breast and rejects formula. why?
Either he read the : American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations on breastfeeding the first year - see healthy children.org - or he is responding to body contact & an increase in your looking at him ~ 12" from his face, the distance at which he sees best, smiling & talking to him. Next he should read AAP guidelines on sleep consolidation before 5 months. Smart boy! ...Read more
I had my son 5 years ago and I never ever breast feed and my breast still have and leaks breast milk is that normal?
I feed my baby "breast feeding" 14 months. I'm 26 housewife , always beside my baby. My breast look like old one, dose in became normal after weaning?
Breast reverse aging: Unfortunately, after breast feeding, the breast tissues and ligaments do not suddenly find the "fountain of youth" and elevate from their "sagging" condition. Breast rejuvenation only occurs at the hands of plastic surgeons after you have completed all birthing and breastfeeding activities. ...Read more
I stopped breast feeding when my son was 6 months ..he is now 4 years old and i still produce very little milk and idk why?
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
My son age is now 2year 4 months, i stopped breast feeding at 8th month of my son. Still now i am getting milk from 2 breasts every day?
See ur doctor : The fact that u r still lactating after stopping breast feeding ur child so long ago suggests u shd see ur doctor as soon as possible to make sure u have no problems that may require early intervention. Of course ur obstetrician will also advise u about how to go about stopping the lactation. ...Read more
I am having milk leak from my breasts and i am not pregnant. My daughter is four years old and i have had milk leak still over the past four years .
Consult with your: PCP, GYN, or Endocrinologist. Possible hormonal imbalances. ...Read more
Had my baby 3 weeks ago. Because of antibiotics, i was unable to breast feed at birth. My breasts are not leaking anymore. Can i still breast feed now?
I stopped breast feeding my son for over a year now and i can still squeeze milk from my breasts. When will this end?
See provider: Galactorrhea is the spontaneous flow of milk from the breast, unassociated with childbirth or nursing. If it has been over a year since you stopped nursing, this merits a full medical and endocrinolgic evaluation to ensure that it is nothing to be concerned about, especially if you are having menstrual irregularities. See your provider and get this evaluated. ...Read more
My son is 10 months now and I stopped breast feeding him when he was 1 month. I have still been producing breast milk and I still leak. why?
Breast milk leaks: It is common for breast milk production to leak a bit even after you weaned the baby from BF. Sometimes, it is from milk ducts being clogged and sometimes it is just producing the hormones after birth. No worry and no treatment needed. It should reduce as you aren't feeding now, may take time.... ...Read more
Seek medical eval.: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more
I am having breast pain and while squeezing milk and oily thing coming out.i have 2year old son and stopped givin feed one year back.is this serious?
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