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I'm 36 weeks and 6 days and I'm not leaking at all is that ok? because I really want to breastfeed does that matter that I'm not?

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Asked by KColeman90 at 10:08 AM on Dec. 1, 2012 in Pregnancy

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  • Your milk doesn't come in until a few days after the birth

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:10 AM on Dec. 1, 2012

  • Even if you were leaking it would just be colostrum or premilk. You're milk will come in after you give birth and begin nursing.
    I think it's normal to leak colostrum before giving birth but also normal to NOT leak before giving birth, too.

    Answer by Ludvik_Smith at 10:18 AM on Dec. 1, 2012

  • Some people leak a little during pregnancy, some don't. Both are normal.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 10:24 AM on Dec. 1, 2012

  • I never had milk until after.

    Answer by mompam at 10:34 AM on Dec. 1, 2012

  • You may never leak ever, still producing breast milk though. Although it does tend to happen, mosly postpartum.

    Answer by doulala at 12:17 PM on Dec. 1, 2012

  • Baby's breastfeeding just fine and I never once leaked ;)

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 4:40 PM on Dec. 1, 2012

  • I never leak before baby's birth and have successfully breastfed the last (almost) 7 years - five different children.

    Congratulations on your soon coming little one!!!

    Answer by micheledo at 9:19 PM on Dec. 1, 2012

  • I never leaked with my first but did with my second. First was still nursing strong Antilles about 20 months and I was 5 months pregnant then. Not everyone leaks so don't worry.

    Answer by aeneva at 8:03 AM on Dec. 2, 2012

  • I never leaked before my babies and they nursed well past one year! Don't worry, put your baby to the breast soon after birth and keep doing that even if "nothing" is there. DO NOT let nurses tell you you need to do formula, just keep trying and your milk will come! Breastfeeding is tricky at first but after the first few weeks, you will get it. Good luck!

    Answer by khedy at 2:32 PM on Dec. 3, 2012

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