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#1 of 2 Old 10-10-2012, 12:03 PM - Thread Starter
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Its been six months since my 2 1/2yr old self weaned but I still feel like I'm producing milk and getting hard spots of clog duct type things. I have not tried to actually express milk but it certainly feels like there is still some milk in them. So how long does it take be for they finally dry up?


Oh, and I have read some about milk stalling in drying up with hormonal imbalance, my cycles have been all crazy coming like evey two weeks for the last two months. Is this something i should be concerned about?  or will it work finally work its self out, I not really the go to the doctor type.



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When we weaned I think it was within a few days or a week that my milk was gone. But then again I was barely producing anything anymore before that, so there wasn't much left to dry up!

I would say if you are comfortable and not in pain then maybe just wait and see, or wait until your next gyno appointment and ask about it. However, are you 100% sure the hard spots are clogged ducts? I would maybe get it checked just to be sure it's not something else. I would also look this up on Kelly Mom and just on google to see what info is out there.

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