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31 wks pregnant. My husband says I leaked milk all over his arm last night. Is it normal to leak already?

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way2cute

Asked by way2cute at 11:51 AM on Nov. 4, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Yep. Some leak even sooner and some don't leak at all.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:53 AM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • Yes and no! :D It's normal for some moms and not normal for others! Nothing to worry about. Some moms have their milk come in as soon as they are pregnant. Some leak right away, others don't leak at all. Sounds like you may need to get some breast pads to wear!

    Congrats on your pregnancy!
    micheledo

    Answer by micheledo at 11:54 AM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • Perfectly normal. And it was probably colostrum, not milk. Your actual milk won't come in until the baby is a few days old (typically). Some women leak a lot during pregnancy and some don't leak at all. My first two pregnancies I leaked, but my third I didn't until he was born.
    MommySteph06

    Answer by MommySteph06 at 11:55 AM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • yes its normal im now 35 weeks preg. and have been leaking since about 24 weeks i asked this same question on here lol.
    aggheff08

    Answer by aggheff08 at 11:58 AM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • yep its normal! get some nursing pads and i would wear a sports bra to bed! :-)
    Caroline2010

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 12:09 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • tottally normal
    jaksonsmommy

    Answer by jaksonsmommy at 12:14 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • hahaha, sorry, but yes! I have been since about the 30wk mark as well. try to sleep in a sports bra if you've got one, it'll keep your nipples from being stimulated.
    matobe

    Answer by matobe at 12:25 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • Yes totally. with this one I started to leak a week before I tested.
    Raeann11

    Answer by Raeann11 at 1:37 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • I leaked starting at 24 weeks along. Mostly when i was asleep. I would wake up with nightgowns soaked with colostrum. I leaked ALOT...lol Just get some nursing pads or sleep on a towel. Thats what i did :)
    carsonsmommytam

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 1:41 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

  • I was lactating around 30 weeks but have stopped since then. Doc said it was normal and that it'll come back once my boy finally arrives.
    slowyourrole

    Answer by slowyourrole at 8:53 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

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