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Where does the existing milk go when a baby is quickly weaned from the mother's breasts?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: On demand

Breast milk is produced on demand by the baby's sucking.
You can decrease breast milk production wearing s tight bra and avoiding tactile stimulation of the nipple.

In brief: On demand

Breast milk is produced on demand by the baby's sucking.
You can decrease breast milk production wearing s tight bra and avoiding tactile stimulation of the nipple.
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Excreted/ assimilatd

Rapid weaning will often result in uncomfortable engorgement.
If the baby is not extracting the milk, it will be assimilated by the body over time.

In brief: Excreted/ assimilatd

Rapid weaning will often result in uncomfortable engorgement.
If the baby is not extracting the milk, it will be assimilated by the body over time.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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