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When will my milk supply come in?

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Dr. Melissa Arca
Pediatrics
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In brief: One weeks

The first "milk" you will produce is colostrum, which is a thick, yellow, and protein rich fluid that provides your newborn with important antibodies and liquid.
Anywhere between 3 to 5 days, you'll start noticing your breasts becoming larger and your milk supply will increase and start looking like "milk". Typically, by one week postpartum, your milk will have "come in".

In brief: One weeks

The first "milk" you will produce is colostrum, which is a thick, yellow, and protein rich fluid that provides your newborn with important antibodies and liquid.
Anywhere between 3 to 5 days, you'll start noticing your breasts becoming larger and your milk supply will increase and start looking like "milk". Typically, by one week postpartum, your milk will have "come in".
Dr. Melissa Arca
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics

In brief: 2 weeks

48-72 hours after birth.

In brief: 2 weeks

48-72 hours after birth.
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