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How much colostrum comes out? I'm trying to decide if I'm "normal" (though I don't know if there is a normal before birth since hormones haven't fully kicked in?), I squeeze them for a test every few days ever since Tina and someone else mentioned it quite awhile ago.
You are right, there is no normal. With my first pregnancy I didn't leak at all and I don't think I had much colostrum at all before I gave birth but I had plenty within a few hours with lots of pumping (baby was too sleepy to latch - STUPID pain meds jacked her all up) And within just a few days I had more milk than she could drink. With baby 2 and 3 I was already nursing so I had plenty before the birth.
Not leaking really is no indication. I also never leaked with either of my other two but EBF my daughter for six months and BF all together for a year. This time I did leak a bit beforehand, which was new to me, and have so far had plenty of milk but nowhere near an over abundance, except the day my milk came in and I was so engorged I considered going out and feeding random hungry babies.