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How long does it usually take for your milk to come in?

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cmwood7754

Asked by cmwood7754 at 11:55 PM on Mar. 4, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • I think it took me about 3 days, never any more than that with my children.  With my last it came in the day after I had her.

    MrsHouston47302

    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 12:00 AM on Mar. 5, 2011

  • yup, 3 days
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 12:01 AM on Mar. 5, 2011

  • 2-3 days I would say. I remember with my first I just started spraying milk in the shower...it was in! lol. It was not so drastic with my 2nd.
    Mom-2-3-Girlz

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 12:07 AM on Mar. 5, 2011

  • Mine started to come in around the 41st week in pregnancy, then two days after she was born it was full blown, huge, engorged breasts.
    stenhouse_baby

    Answer by stenhouse_baby at 12:10 AM on Mar. 5, 2011

  • Up to six days postpartum is normal. If there is a delay past that, get checked for retained placenta. Milk is triggered by the delivery of the placenta.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:46 AM on Mar. 5, 2011

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