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How long does it take for breasts to dry up after breastfeeding?

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LidaKay

Asked by LidaKay at 7:07 PM on Jan. 3, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • It took me about 3-4 months to completley dry up. It will take longer if your nipples get stimulated or you pinch to see if any milk comes out. I think everyone is dif with that question.
    lovinmomto3

    Answer by lovinmomto3 at 7:08 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

  • took me only two weeks:)
    twotwinsmom

    Answer by twotwinsmom at 7:40 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

  • Not long as long as you baby self weans, as it should be.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:44 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

  • My daughter got thrush so she wouldn't let me feed her. I got really full, and about 2 days later she let me feed her one last time. After that i didn't fill back up.
    3ninas

    Answer by 3ninas at 8:56 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

  • my son self weaned and i havent been breast feeding for about 6 month and im still not dried but it all depends on ur body it can take up to a year
    cymommy

    Answer by cymommy at 1:22 PM on Jan. 27, 2010

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