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(minimum 6 characters)'s a little embarassing, but have any of you had "leakage" problems after stopping breastfeeding months before?

I stopped breastfeeding (much to my dismay) in February. He didn't want to breastfeed anymore, he just wanted the bottle. Lately, however, I've had a bit of pain and mild leakage. No, I'm not pregnant, but oddly enough, he is showing interest's so weird, I'm really perplexed!!!

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:33 PM on May. 30, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Let him BF again if he's showing interest :)


    Answer by MAUREEN55 at 11:36 PM on May. 30, 2009

  • It's normal. Our breasts are designed to produce then slowly stop after a few years. Let him breastfeed. It's best for him. And if you use bottles, make sure they're wide slow flow to avoid nipple preference.

    Answer by jus1jess at 11:39 PM on May. 30, 2009

  • Very normal. TRy putting him to breast!

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:15 AM on May. 31, 2009

  • I'd try nursing him again.

    Actress Jane Seymour had an embarrassing leaking story from when she auditioned for "The Thornbirds." Apparently, she'd stopped nursing several weeks prior to her audition. She let-down during a romantic scene. Oops!

    Answer by AlyKen at 1:14 AM on May. 31, 2009

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