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why are my brests already leaking and i have 8weeks left in my pregnacy

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Asked by russbaby5 at 4:32 PM on Jun. 24, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Mine did the same thing. I think it is considered ‘normal’ and part of the hormones.

    Answer by idahospaz at 4:34 PM on Jun. 24, 2008

  • it's normal, your body is getting the "milk sacks" ready for when you really lactate. you'll start getting real full about 3 days after you give birth. by those nursing pads to stick inside your bra, or use paper towels or toilet paper, just fold it into a square to make it comfortable, you can even cut a maxi pad in half .

    Answer by workenmom at 4:42 PM on Jun. 24, 2008

  • My Breasts started leaking colostrum at 20 weeks(all 4 pregnancies). It's normal! Just your body getting ready for breast feeding. If you don't plan on breast feeding, I suggest you wear a REALLY tight bra post partum( think 4 sizes too small sports bra). Or just talk to your doctor about what you can do. But for now, just invest in breast pads. Lansinoh makes some GREAT disposable, leak-proof ones.

    Answer by inmyownworld at 4:49 PM on Jun. 24, 2008

  • My left breast leaks. Its kind of funny to me. But yes it is normal.

    Answer by Queentdi at 8:00 PM on Jun. 24, 2008

  • You begin producing colostrum in your second trimester, and anytime after that your breasts may begin to leak. My last pregnancy I started leaking around 28 weeks, this time I was only maybe 17 weeks along when it started.

    Answer by MamaPyratekk at 9:23 AM on Jun. 25, 2008

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