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August 30th, 2012, 08:11 PM
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I'm 1 week post partum and just finished my 3rd day of rocks for boobs. What stage is everyone else at? I need some encouragement!
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August 30th, 2012, 11:33 PM
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I'm still engorged (10 days in)... doesn't seem to be quite as bad as how I was with Jacob though, I was spraying milk every where with him! This time I don't seem to need breast pads.
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August 31st, 2012, 12:46 AM
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5 weeks in and I'm squirting breastmilk everywhere. I just had a let down in the shower and realized I was squirting all over the shower wall roflmbo.

Engorgement didn't last long for me. I really dislike the tingly feeling when I'm about to let down, and dread the leaking I may or may not get with that feeling (usually when I'm not wearing a breast pad).
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August 31st, 2012, 01:18 AM
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Mine were like rocks for a couple of days until yesterday. That seems to have stopped now. They leak everywhere though, I'm going through breast pads like nobody's business, and I'm expressing every 3 hours in the day and once when I get up with Michaela in the night!!
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August 31st, 2012, 04:35 AM
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I had rocks for boobs from Days 3-5, and then they started regulating. At 3 weeks PP, they feel good but do get engorged at night a bit, if I go even 3 hours without feeding. And they leak a little here and there.
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August 31st, 2012, 05:01 AM
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Engorgement didn't last too long. I do get let down at the most random times...thank goodness for lilypadz! They are huge though and I'm still getting used to them
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August 31st, 2012, 05:18 AM
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i haven't had any engorgement this time. I have been leaking a little from the left side for the last week or so.
I've missed giant milkin' boobs; they drive DH to distraction even more than usual and look great in low cut tops. Wish they always looked this way.
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August 31st, 2012, 05:31 AM
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I had engorgement for one day then everything regulated. I don't even feel too full if he's gone without eating for hours. I don't leak a ton but my let down can be kinda strong. He's a big boy though, he can handle it unless he's sleepy, then he kinda chokes a bit.
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August 31st, 2012, 07:23 AM
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My engorgement was so bad, I woke up in the night crying on more then one occasion because they hurt soooo bad. I think it mostly went away by day 11 or so if I remember correctly. Of course Oz has started feeding more frequently in the day and going longer at night (4-5 hours) so my boobs keep getting engorged at night but I'm sure it will even out eventually .
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August 31st, 2012, 08:26 AM
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I am jealous of you all leaking and such. I am producing but not a ton. They seem to fill up after he feeds. Staring pumping today.
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August 31st, 2012, 09:42 AM
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I have light leaking and sore nipples from improper latch. I never had engorgement.
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August 31st, 2012, 01:04 PM
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I didn't get engorged too badly this time around. I was a little sore the first week but now everything's pretty "normal". I think it's because I was nursing my first well into the pregnancy so it isn't quite as tough as when I nursed the first time around---thankfully--that was really tough!
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August 31st, 2012, 02:31 PM
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No real engorgement nor leaking but I do hate that painful let down. Thankfully I don't leak much if at all when it happens. I notice that I let down about every 90 mins or when he cries hard. My nipples can still get sore though. That sucks.
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August 31st, 2012, 04:04 PM
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I have porn star boobs at the moment. They are rock hard and leak like crazy.
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August 31st, 2012, 04:30 PM
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Mine are huge! To the point where my waist is just about at pre-pregnancy size but even my loose topes don't fit... and if they do even conservative tops look obscene... It's embarrassing how giant my boobs are!
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August 31st, 2012, 06:00 PM
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Mine are finally regulating. I was engorged, even after I would feed her, for about 3-5 days. . . And then we got thrush and my supply took a bit of a dip. It's back up now but they don't get engorged, thankfully. If it's been around 2.5-3 hours since she last ate, I can feel it. I leak all the time - I have to always wear breast pads because I'll leak randomly. And I can feel when it's about to happen. Adalyn usually nurses on just one side at night and this week started nursing on both sides during most day time feeds.
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August 31st, 2012, 06:21 PM
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Huge leaky boobs. I was only engorged the day of and day after my milk came in. It leveled out pretty fast. I too am thankful for Lillypadz. I would have gone through 5 boxes of disposable breastpads already. At night I am lazy and don't want to deal with breastpads, so I sleep in a tank with a shelf bra and just toss a prefold diaper or wash clothes in my shirt to catch the mess.

I also have trouble not being boobalicious in all of my clothes. I put on a typical Vneck today. Not a deep vneck, just enough to show my collar bone. Welp, I can't even wear shirts that show the collar bone right now unless I want my boobies hanging out. Cleavage up to my chin these days. Geeeez.
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September 1st, 2012, 04:46 AM
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I was onle engorged for about 18 hours bad, but it was so bad that i got my pain pill prescription filled (I didnt need it from child birth pains lol. I leak a ton and i am over producing. I had supply issues with the others though so I will take over producing over supply issues any day!

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September 2nd, 2012, 08:52 AM
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MY BOOBS ARE HUGE!
oh my god lol.
and leaky jeezus!
thank go for breast pads!!!
they hurt but not crazy bad. i am 5 days PP and they are just massive. like barely fit in my shirts! but my boy loves them. i have finally figured out how to regulate him so they arent both so bad.
i never had any instruction with this so i am flying by the seat of my pants, him and i are working on it together. we are a good team.
i have sore nipples a little.
im not sure if its an improper latch or if its normal, they dont hurt all the time just for the first 30-45 seconds or so when he starts to nurse. they have cracked a little which makes them tender but i have lansinoh cream and it helps. plus cold packs are awesome.
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