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March 30th, 2012, 08:15 AM
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So I wake up this morning and my shirt was drenched in "colostrum". I have been leaking since about 20 weeks but it always comes out in small amounts at a time... Not to the point where my shirt looks like I spilled on myself...

This can't be my milk coming right? Can you tell a difference?

I'm really sorry if this is a dumb question. I talked to my OB last week and she said leaking is just fine but it's just the fact there is so much now!


Any insight would be awesome
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March 30th, 2012, 09:13 AM
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Should just be colostrum. It is normal to leak, some women leak a lot, others like me are dry as a freaking bone (which worries me of course!)
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March 30th, 2012, 10:54 AM
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Its very normal so many woman in my DDC have been complaining about this for months now.

I am like Sam dry as a bone even after my milk comes in so I would trade you in a heart beat
Sounds like you could have a great milk supply once it comes in (I hope you are planning on breastfeeding if not then getting that to dry up might be a long battle...lol)
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March 30th, 2012, 11:05 AM
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I have some very small leakage, but if I barely squeeze my nipple a whole bunch comes out. It's normal. You will have a good milk supply when it does come in though. I had too much milk for the 6 months I brestfed my daughter. I leaked up until my milk dried up. Some women stop leaking after a few day and some a few months. Lol. I was jealous.
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