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why is it taking so long for my breasts to refill with milk after taking a shower last night?

i took a shower last night and then today my breasts are filling up to the point of being hard as rocks. im freaking out

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alliem91

Asked by alliem91 at 1:00 AM on Jun. 19, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Are you breastfeeding? If so when is the last time you nursed or pumped?
    mommybug77

    Answer by mommybug77 at 1:35 AM on Jun. 19, 2011

  • Your breasts pretty much constantly make milk when you're breastfeeding, in the first few weeks. It's normal for them to randomly "fill" and be hard. It's also normal for them to feel "empty". How old is your baby?

    It's nothing to be worried about. If your baby is just a couple days old, then it means your milk is in. =)
    lifetimelove

    Answer by lifetimelove at 3:41 AM on Jun. 19, 2011

  • If you're engorged, nurse or pump. If you're not nursing, you can pump or hand express just enough to be comfortable. The warm water can help with let down. Why are you freaking out?
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 11:17 AM on Jun. 19, 2011

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