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While breastfeeding, is this normal?

Two separate times while feeding my daughter, she pulled off of my nipple and I sprayed her all in the face. It was like two or three separate streams spraying in all different directions. It was like a water sprinkler or something. I felt so bad about spraying my little one like that. Is this normal, though?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:37 AM on Jun. 14, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I think it happens when you produce "too much" milk...I've been doing it Dr said it was called yeah I'm thinking it's pretty normal =)

    Answer by Lucky209 at 3:09 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • Yes, quite normal.
    It's not like a nozzle with one spout. There are a few holes...
    I know~ it looks funny! lol
    But that is how it works.

    And it sounds like some pressure behind that suction / forceful letdown reflex helped things along--

    Breastmilk is REALLY healthy for the skin, eyes, infections, and sooo much more~ so it balances out for any upset you might've causes, hehe.


    Answer by doulala at 3:28 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • Very normal.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:16 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • thanks for the info doulala ;)

    Answer by caramelH at 4:29 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • Perfectly normal and also an indication that things are working well.

    Answer by JSD24 at 6:42 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • Very normal!

    Answer by kmqw229 at 11:47 AM on Jun. 14, 2011

  • 100% normal.

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:46 PM on Jun. 14, 2011

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