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How can I start to lactate without having a baby?

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Dr. Denise Lochner
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: See doctor

There are some medical conditions such as thyroid issues or an increase in a hormone called prolactin that can cause lactation.
There are some breast conditions that can cause nipple secretions as well. Would recommend that you get checked out by your doctor for labs and a breast examination.

In brief: See doctor

There are some medical conditions such as thyroid issues or an increase in a hormone called prolactin that can cause lactation.
There are some breast conditions that can cause nipple secretions as well. Would recommend that you get checked out by your doctor for labs and a breast examination.
Dr. Denise Lochner
Dr. Denise Lochner
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Dr. Robert Lim
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Lactation/no baby

If you have not had a baby, and you have milk coming from your breast, you may have prolactinemia, or excessive prolactin.
Please see your doctor immediately.

In brief: Lactation/no baby

If you have not had a baby, and you have milk coming from your breast, you may have prolactinemia, or excessive prolactin.
Please see your doctor immediately.
Dr. Robert Lim
Dr. Robert Lim
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics

In brief: By pumping

If the intent of your question is learning how to lactate without being pregnant, then you simply start pumping.
This can be achieved if you want to nurse a child you are adopting. http://kellymom.com/bf/got-milk/relactation/

In brief: By pumping

If the intent of your question is learning how to lactate without being pregnant, then you simply start pumping.
This can be achieved if you want to nurse a child you are adopting. http://kellymom.com/bf/got-milk/relactation/
Dr. Natalie Hodge
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