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When will my breast milk start to develop?

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Dr. Erin Alward
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 3-5 days after birth

The milk that we generally consider normal milk comes in about 3-5 days after delivery.
Some women leak some milk while they are pregnant and that is normal too. The first milk after delivery is called colostrum. Colostrum is concentrated milk with all the nutrients that a newborn needs. It also contains some immunity that is passed from the mother to the baby as well.

In brief: 3-5 days after birth

The milk that we generally consider normal milk comes in about 3-5 days after delivery.
Some women leak some milk while they are pregnant and that is normal too. The first milk after delivery is called colostrum. Colostrum is concentrated milk with all the nutrients that a newborn needs. It also contains some immunity that is passed from the mother to the baby as well.
Dr. Erin Alward
Dr. Erin Alward
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Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: This varies

Sometimes its during pregnancy, sometimes not till a few days after delivery.
Both are normal.

In brief: This varies

Sometimes its during pregnancy, sometimes not till a few days after delivery.
Both are normal.
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Dr. Bruce Pierce
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