Why would my breasts sometimes smell like sweet breast milk?

Breast milk. Breast milk is often described to taste and smell much sweeter than cow's milk. If you are not expecting to be producing breast milk, you should see an endocrinologist to test any hormones that could be related to the production of breast milk.

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Is breast milk like the same as cow milk?

No. Cow milk is created with a blend of proteins, fats& carbohydrates designed to help a calf grow. It is selectively deficient in many of the nutrients in human breast milk that are important for human growth. Read more...

Why did I feel like throw up when I start pumping breast milk?

Oxytocin. Is released in a pulse when milk is first ejected into the ducts (during the first minutes of pumping or nursing) These pulsatile bursts of oxytocin can induce nausea which should pass very quickly when they stop. Read more...

I am 24 weeks pregnant and my breast smell like breast milk, is this normal?

Priming the pump. Mother Nature is "priming the pump" for future production after delivery and this is indeed to be expected in pregnancy. You may even notice a breast milky discharge called colostrum upon breast expression. Read more...