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#1 of 7 Old 03-02-2009, 05:44 PM - Thread Starter
 
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leaking THIS early?

i KNOW it couldn't have been this early with the other 2, and yes i know that each pregnancy can be different, but isn't it way too early for colosrum? i'm not even 14 weeks yet!

after i got up this am, i was getting ready to get dressed, and a drop of colostrum came out of my left rbeast along with a slight tingling (not quite a letdown feeling, was more subtle than that).


how weird is that? what is the earliest YOU have ever had colostrum start leaking in pregnancy?

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I'm crashing in from the DDC next door...I was leaking at 14DPO, before I took my pg test! I can express colostrum on both sides...it is weird, and I had no idea it would happen this early, although it's probably b/c I just stopped nursing DS in November. He was my first, and with him I was leaking rather large amounts by 20 weeks.

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I could express colostrum before I even got my bfp! I am only 9
weeks and actually have quite a bit. I have yet to actually leak yet though.

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I'll say it again - I have major supply issues, so I can't imagine this being a problem for me

BUT - I did read that recently, about people having colustrom by the 2nd trimester, so I guess it's normal, hey?

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my dd weaned in december, and i haven't leaked *milk* since she was a few months old. even in dec. there was really no milk afaik.

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I could express colostrum before I even got my bfp! I am only 9
weeks and actually have quite a bit. I have yet to actually leak yet though.
is your 2.5 yr old weaned? if so, how long was he weaned before you got preggers?

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Me too! I started last week (10 weeks!) when I got out of the shower. I leaked a ton with DD, but not until about 4 months. It feels like such a waste to just let it go dripping everywhere...like I should try to catch it and bottle it.

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DS weaned in June and I haven't had a drop come out since then. (even if I was trying to get some out for one of his boo boos)

But just a few weeks after I got my BFPs (I took 10 tests!) I was leaking colostrum!

Even more bizarre, I was able to express colostrum YEARS before I was pregnant with DS. My OBGYN said it was slightly uncommon but nothing to worry about. I was surprised it went away when DS weaned

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