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is there any way to test breastmilk to see if you're pregnant? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hammer.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hammer"><br><br>
i don't know how i came up with that....but now it's stuck in my head and thought i'd throw it out there in case someone actually knows.....(or knows why it's impossible <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/confused.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Confused">: )<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/sulkoff.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="tiptoe">
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="shrug"> I don't know, never thought of it before.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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I know that during pregnancy you do excrete pregnancy hormones through the milk (fun fact from Adventures In Tandem Nursing), but I don't know if it shows up right away. Also, I don't think there are ANY tests to test for it.<br><br>
Some women say that their talking nursers will tell them that their milk tastes funny during AF. Others note a difference before or soon after the mama finds out she's pregnant. But, that may not be the actual pregnancy hormones the child notices, but rather changes in milk composition/flavor. (Adventures In Tandem Nursing told me about that, too. It's a good book. The scientific chapt well worth the read just for any nursing buff.)<br><br>
Best wishes. Hope your milk and your urine are coming up positive real soon!
 

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There is no dumb question! Just obssessive ttcers <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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I always wished your pee would change colors if you were pregnant...like it would turn purple or something....or better yet, blue if a girl and green if a girl (pink would look too much like peeing blood).<br><br>
ok, way too much time to think. lol.
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/ROTFLMAO.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="rotflmao"> jennifer! although blue and green would be too similar for me, i'd sit there staring and wondering, would this be considered green or blue? and what about twins? :LOL<br><br><br>
already giving an impossible situation too much thought......
 
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