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Why do I still have breast milk comming out my breast a month after stopping breast feeding?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not a faucet

Your breast is not a faucet that you can just turn on and off.
Even though the infant is no longer nursing, the love and cuddles from your baby still stimulate hormones that can continue to produce milk. And even when these hormones decrease, it's not an immediate thing - production gradually decreases as your body adjusts to no longer needing to feed the infant.

In brief: Not a faucet

Your breast is not a faucet that you can just turn on and off.
Even though the infant is no longer nursing, the love and cuddles from your baby still stimulate hormones that can continue to produce milk. And even when these hormones decrease, it's not an immediate thing - production gradually decreases as your body adjusts to no longer needing to feed the infant.
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